Tottenham and Everton will miss Arkadiusz Milik as he travels to Marseille to seal loan transfer
Tottenham and Everton set to miss Napoli’s Arkadiusz Milik as much-requested striker ‘travels to France to complete loan transfer to Marseille’ despite Premier League interest
- Marseille get closer to signing on loan from Napoli striker Arkadiusz Milik
- The Polish striker reportedly travels to Marseille to complete his medical examination
- The 26-year-old has been on the hunt for first-team football for some time now
- Marseille beat Tottenham and Everton at the 26-year-old signing
Marseille are getting closer to signing Arkadiusz Milik on loan from Napoli after beating Tottenham and Everton on signing, according to reports.
Milik has fallen massively out of favor at Napoli as he has been excluded from their Serie A and Champions League squads, meaning he has not featured at all this season.
Tottenham and Everton were looking to take advantage of their predicament at Napoli, but according to Sky Sport Italia, Marseille sent their man with Milik to France today to complete his medical.
Arkadiusz Milik will be eager to start his career as he prepares to join Marseille on loan
The Ligue 1 side have reportedly reached an agreement with Napoli to take the Polish striker on a loan contract with an obligation to purchase.
Marseille will pay a loan fee of Â£ 8million plus Â£ 2.7million in bonuses to Milik while granting 20% ââof a future resale to Serie A formation Napoli, according to Tuttomercatoweb.
Milik was desperate for regular first-team football after being frozen this summer and his loan transfer to France will give him precious playing time before the Euros.
Milik opted for a stint in Marseille against Premier League sides Tottenham and Everton in January.
Tottenham were said to have been in talks to sign Milik last September in a Â£ 25million deal, but a decision has not materialized with Jose Mourinho looking for a replacement for talisman Harry Kane.
Marseille boss Andre Villas-Boas has his man, who was recently frozen in Naples
But the addition of Carlos Vinicius reduced their need for another central attacking option.
Meanwhile, Everton boss Carlo Ancelotti was eyeing the competition for Dominic Calvert-Lewin at Goodison Park.
But Calvert-Lewin has been in good form in the Premier League so far, while Richarlison has continued to prove danger up front for the Toffees, meaning Everton’s need for a top striker has grown. less important recently.
Milk has scored 48 goals and produced five assists in 122 appearances for Napoli, and he will be eager to return to Marseille in his bid to claim his place in the Euros with Poland.
Carlo Ancelotti and Jose Mourinho missed the 26-year-old Polish striker