The coach of the OM, André Villas Boas said yesterday that Florian Thauvin could be part of the Olympian group against AS Saint Etienne Sunday. If this is the case, the French international striker will start on the bench and could come into play during the match.
While the negotiations between Fenerbahçe and OM for the transfer of Luiz Gustavo have still not succeeded, the Portuguese technician should a new without the services of Brazilian. Especially since the latter would have asked (read moreover) not to be part of the group.
It is therefore Strootman who should play the role of sentinel as against OGC Nice.
The probable starting lineup against ASSE:
Mandanda – Sakai, Kamara, Alvaro, Amavi – Strootman, Lopez, Sanson – Sarr, Payet, Benedetto,