Atletico Madrid vs the stars of the Korean League in a friendly match :Everything you want to know

27 July 2023 - 1:57 pm

The Atletico Madrid delegation arrived in the South Korean capital, Seoul, after more than 12 hours of flight. Next Thursday, it will play a match against the stars of the Korean League, and on Sunday against European champion Manchester City, before traveling to Monterrey to continue its preparatory tour for the new season.

The team will conduct a training session for muscle elongation this evening after the long travel, provided that tomorrow, Wednesday, it will conduct a double training session to prepare for its first friendly matches.

The team coach, Argentine Diego Simeone, accompanied all the players available in the tour, including the Portuguese Joao Felix, who is waiting to decide his future with the team after the controversial statements he made and talked about that he “wishes to play in Barcelona” as well as the Spanish striker Alvaro Morata, who was associated with His name in recent weeks to play in Serie A.

The Argentine coach will seek to find tactical alternatives amid the absences that the team suffered during the last hours, with the injury of Jose Maria Jimenez and Molina, who were injured during training on Monday, to join the absence of Reneldo Mandova and Alejandro Iturbi.

France’s Marseille sign Ismaila Sarr from England’s Watford

Today, Tuesday, the French club, Olympique de Marseille, decided to sign Ismaila Sarr from the English team, Watford, during the current summer transfer period.

Marseille stated that Ismaila Sarr had signed a contract for a period of 5 years until 2028, but he did not disclose the financial consideration for the deal.

According to Fabrizio Romano, Sky Sports journalist and expert on the transfer market, the deal could have cost Marseille €13m.

Ismaila Sarr has been playing with Watford since 2019 from Rennes, and he participated with the English team in 131 matches, during which he managed to score 34 goals and assist 24.

Ismaila Sarr is Marseille’s fourth deal for the new season, after signing Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Geoffrey Kondogbia and Renan Lodi.

Marseille finished last season in the French League in third place, qualifying to participate in the Champions League.

French club Marseille announced its contract with Gabonese top scorer Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang from Chelsea, during the current summer transfer market, without revealing the details of the deal.