LIGUE 1 - William Saliba judges his debut at Olympique de Marseille
On loan from Arsenal during the last summer transfer window, William Saliba is back in Ligue 1 after stints on the side of Saint-Etienne and OGC Nice but this time the central defender, aged 20, put his bags on the Canebiere.
Holder at Olympique de Marseille, the native of Bondy has played all matches this season, except against Angers on the seventh day when Jorge Sampaoli left him to rest. Author of convincing debuts in the Olympian jersey, like the Marseille squad, Saliba and OM are slightly marking time with two defeats and a draw in the last three outings in L1.
Asked on the sidelines of the match against Serbia scheduled for Tuesday at 6.30 p.m. (a match to be followed live with commentary on our site) counting for the qualifications for Euro 2023, the international Espoirs thus returned, for L'Equipe, on his debut in Marseille: “we made a big start to the season, even if the last three matches were not positive with two defeats in L1. We will come back to try to win. I was very well received by my teammates, the supporters. For me, it's a very good choice, it's the right club, with very good pressure. At my young age, it's good to play in a stadium like this. "