The day after the revelation of a proposal to purchase the membership, Jacques-Henri Eyraud (JHE), the president of the OM, assured, on Saturday June 27, that "Marseille Olympique is just not on the market".
"I thank the individuals who have a monetary curiosity in OM, however we’re not within the session", added JHE.
Friday, a proposal of 700 million euros, with Saudi funds, led by the ex-leader of the Toulon rugby crew Mourad Boudjellal, had agitated French soccer.
This provide could be articulated in 300 million euros for the buyout of the membership, 200 million euros to settle money owed and one other 200 million euros for the switch window.
Frank McCourt, the American proprietor of OM, has already invested greater than 300 million euros within the membership: 50 million euros on buy, 78 million euros in debt restoration and round 220 million euros in transfers.
Frank McCourt initiatives
Some sources consider that 300 million euros is an efficient value for McCourt, who wouldn’t lose an excessive amount of within the enterprise. Others, quite the opposite, level out that the American businessman, if he has to resell, will achieve this a lot later and with earnings.
He had made a really good monetary transaction by promoting his Los Angeles Dodgers baseball crew for greater than $ 2 billion, once they had purchased them $ 430 million.
Internally, it’s emphasised that McCourt's mission is " long-term ", just like the extension of the contract till 2024 with a simultaneous drop in pay for playmaker Dimitri Payet, introduced on Saturday. Payet goes "Halve his wage for 2020-2021 and 30% for 2021-2022", specified Jacques-Henri Eyraud.