Less than a week before the end of the winter transfer window, Senegalese international striker Bamba Dieng has left Olympique de Marseille for FC Lorient, where he will make up for the departure in attack of Terem Moffi, who is about to leave for the side. from OGC Nice as we revealed to you a few weeks ago. On his social networks, the 2021 African champion with the Lions (17 caps, 2 goals) wished to say goodbye to the club and to the Olympian supporters, whom he has rubbed shoulders with since October 2020. In a year just over two seasons, the 22-year-old defended the jersey 54 times in all competitions, for 11 goals and 4 assists.
“As you now know, a beautiful page is turning! Having the chance to play for a club like OM was a real privilege for me. The story did not end as I would have wished, but such is life. I would like to thank Nasser Larguet who gave me the chance to be recruited and launched me with the pros, as well as Sampaoli for his support and his trust. I will not forget that it is thanks to this recruitment that my career was launched. I also wanted to thank and express my gratitude to the staff, the coaches, my precious teammates who welcomed me at my beginnings and helped me in my progress and above all supported in the most difficult times. Finally and above all, you SUPPORTERS who adopted me from the start, supported me when it was really complicated, I want to tell you, you gave me strength when I no longer had it. I am one of you forever. Marseilles for life, I keep you in my heart and will never forget these moments lived together full of passion.
I wish you the best and full of success. It was an honor. See you soon and go OM.”