young Swiss central defender, Nyakossi will commit for five years

According to information from L’Équipe, Roggerio Nyakossi, an 18-year-old Swiss central defender, will strengthen OM’s reserve. The Servète Genève player is preparing to sign a five-year contract.

Another reinforcement for the Marseille rearguard. After Samuel Gigot and Isaak Touré, OM will recruit a new central defender in the person of Roggerio Nyakossi, according to L’Équipe. The 18-year-old will arrive to complete his training in the reserve team, like several recent recruits (Elmaz, Van Neck, Mughe).

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He played against OM last July

The Swiss U19 international is currently playing at Servette Geneva and has already played five games with the A team in the first division last season. An agreement has reportedly been reached between the two clubs and a five-year contract awaits him. The 1.94m defender had notably faced OM exactly a year ago, in a pre-season match lost by his team (1-3).

The daily also announces that the Marseille club is waiting for another central defender, “more experienced”, without revealing the name. An agreement is expected in the next few hours for a player who is not William Saliba, returning to Arsenal after his successful loan to Marseille last season. Meanwhile, the next warm-up match is scheduled for this Saturday against Norwich (6 p.m.).

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