Date: 10th August 2017 at 2:44pm
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Marseille have, as expected, followed through with the signing of left-back Jordan Amavi.

Over hyped as far as I could see, never really looked up to the Championship but hopefully the 23-year-old will fare better in France.

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  • Never a favourite of mine, wasn’t good enough in defence and his final ball going forward was poor. Good luck to him though, hope his move works well for him.

  • I agree, too light weight and no end product, other than the occasional cross. Good at shielding the ball out of play but we need more than that! Good luck. I hope we got a good deal. Who’s next for the door?

  • Yes, not really a great loss & good luck to the lad. Wrong place, wrong time kind of thing. Although with Baker having gone as well, we’re a bit short of left sided defensive cover.

  • The haters will love this.

    Those of us who don’t blame him for everything that’s gone wrong in B6 in recent years will question where our LB cover is coming from. Certainly not from Iceland.

  • We look far stronger with Taylor at LB and Amavi’s been angling to leave for a while. I dont think we are in a position at the moment to have a 10million rated LB warming the bench. Makes sense all round. I do hope we can bring someone else in though, unl

  • Rudi Garcia, the new coach at Marseille is no fool. He is putting together a good squad this
    year and knows what he is doing.
    I understand the negative comments on Amavi but we have to remember that he was very
    good when he came in for the short time u

  • Can anyone explain to me how the ‘loan now, pay later’ scheme works. I understand when there is an option to buy after the loan period but apparently Marseille is committed to buy next season. I am assuming that maybe Marseille may also have FFP concerns

  • It’s a financial game Marlin – just the same way we loaned Curtis Davies years ago from West Brom before turning it permanent, it suited WBA’s books to get the fee ‘next season’. With Marseille apparently obligated to buy Amavi now regardless it suits ou

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