In official news, Marseille have finally managed to sign Dimitri Payet from West Ham. The 29 year old France international signed on a four-and-a-half year deal with the transfer fee valued at £25 million. As reported by Reuters: “Olympique de Marseille have signed France forward Dimitri Payet on a 4-1/2 year contract from West Ham 

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According to reports, West Ham have agreed a fee with Ligue 1 giants Marseille over Dimitri Payet. The 29 year old France international will reportedly be sold for a fee worth £25 million. As reported by the Irish Independent: “West Ham United have agreed to sell Dimitri Payet to his former club, Olympique de Marseille, 

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According to reports, Marseille are lining up a bid for Crystal Palace’s Yohan Cabaye. The 31 year old French midfielder is reportedly valued by Crystal Palace at 16 million. As reported by The Mirror: “Marseille are confident of a deal to sign Crystal Palace’s Yohan Cabaye — even though the Eagles want a staggering £16million. 

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Marcelo Bielsa signed Michy Batshuayi from Belgian side Standard Liège. Bielsa obviously saw great potential in the player, but he could only feature sporadically due to Andre-Pierre Gignac being in such impressive form. Even then, Batshuayi scored seven goals in the league (in 881 minutes). That is absolutely incredible for a young striker. Andre Pierre 

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Florin Thauvin is only 22, but he would have already learned just how fine the margins in football are. The French winger, making his Newcastle debut against Manchester United as a 69th minute substitute, was agonisingly close to registering immediate heroics as he was inches away from meeting Papiss Cisse’s teasing ball into the box 

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Things at Marseille have gone from bad to worse. The club has lost the core of players that helped the club mount a title challenge for large parts of last season. And now, things have gone further downhill as Marcelo Bielsa suddenly and surprisingly decided to leave the club. The losses of Dimitri Payet, Andre 

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Javier Manquillo was headed on loan to Marseille a year back. But Premier League sides Arsenal and Liverpool came in the fray for the youngster and soon after, news broke that the Reds had agreed a deal for a two year loan for the Atletico Madrid right back. Not much was expected from the youngster 

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