Luiz Gustavo gives reasons for his departure from OM – Interview


Transferred last summer for 7 million euros to Fenerbahçe, Luiz Gustavo returned in an interview broadcast this Sunday at the Canal Football Club on his departure from OM. “There are things that I will never understand. But I can say that I gave everything for this club. And Marseille, when you give everything, it is a club that tires you too, mentally. I had arrived to a point where this fatigue was too strong and OM changed their philosophy for a new project. For me, it was missing the project before, when I arrived. We had a great season, before missing the 2nd year. It was during this year that there were many things that hurt me. I said when I arrived that if the club continued to progress, I would stay 20 or 30 years! I understood during the 2nd year that it would not happen like that. “

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Between the lines, the Brazilian therefore makes it clear that he was disappointed by the lack of ambition of the leaders of Marseille but also by his teammates, without charging his coach Rudi Garcia especially on the fact of having to play in central defense:If you need a central defender, you buy a central defender, you don’t take a midfielder from your team. I could make that effort, but it was not my job. You have to understand that there are also a lot of things that are our fault. When you are in a difficult situation, we often say ‘it’s not me, it’s the coach’, you find that excuse. I am not like that. I’m from the old generation, these situations like that, it annoys me. The essence of football is lost. Everyone is afraid of the truth. As the truth advances … “ .


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