French football club Marseille announced on Saturday that it had reached an “agreement in principle with Angers” to permanently include Moroccan midfielder Azzedine Onahi in the squad.
Marseille did not mention in a tweet via his Twitter account the cost and duration of the transfer deal for the 22-year-old, who appeared in the ranks of his country’s national team at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar and contributed to his sudden arrival in the semi-finals.
Olympique de Marseille announces agreement in principle with @AngersSCOfor permanent translation @AzzedineOunahi to the club. pic.twitter.com/idAq9thvFD
– Olympique de Marseille 🇬🇧 🇺🇸 (@OM_English) January 28, 2023
Several media reports indicated that the deal would be worth €10 million.
There have been speculations about the future of Onaha, who has high skills in addition to his brilliance in dribbling, after his brilliant performance at the World Cup in Qatar and his contribution to becoming the Atlas Lions, the first African and Arab team to enter the semi-final. -the final.
Onahi participated in all World Cup matches, except for the match for third place against Croatia (lost 1-2).
Spain coach Luis Enrique said at the time, after La Roja was excluded from Morocco’s final penalty price, “Oh my God, where did that boy come from?!”.
Onahi was born in Casablanca and started his career in Morocco as a player for the Raja of Casablanca and then the Academy of Mohammed VI, after which he began a European journey that started in French Strasbourg in 2018, then in Avronches in the third division of the French league. and moved to Angers in 2021 and played with him in French league 48 matches. Scored two goals with two assists.