Marseille eyeing move for Arsenal left-back Sead Kolasinac

Marseille appear to have a genuine interest in signing Sead Kolasinac this winter.

According to multiple reports emanating from England, Marseille are eyeing move for Arsenal left-back Sead Kolasinac.

The Bosnia and Herzegovina international joined Arsenal from Schalke 04 on a free transfer in July 2017. His contract expires in the summer of 2022.

The left-back has played 117 times for Arsenal over the course of his career, scoring 5 goals and providing 15 assists.

Sead Kolasinac
Sead Kolasinac

Sead Kolasinac has earned 43 senior caps for the Bosnia and Herzegovina national team but is yet to open his goal-scoring account for his nation.

He is currently out of favor at Arsenal and could leave the club this winter.

Marseille are looking to sign a left-back and have identified the 28-year-old as a target.

Jorge Sampaoli is a firm fan of Arsenal left-back and Marseille could make a move for the player if the financial aspect makes sense.

The French giants are desperate to make an impact in the winter transfer window.


The former Schalke 04 man heavily relies on his ability to read the game. It is coupled with his sensible tackling and an excellent sense of positioning, allowing him to repel most of the danger in the defensive third.

According to the report, “Arsneal are likely to allow left back Sead Kolasinac to leave the club in January. The left-sided star has not featured regularly for manager Mikel Arteta this season. According to the Daily Mail, Kolasinac is surplus to requirements, and the club will allow him to leave on loan or permanently. The source suggests that Marseille are showing serious interest in the 28-year-old. A modest fee is likely to be enough to convince Arsenal to sell, as getting Kolasinac’s wages off their books may be the number one priority.”

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If Marseille can tie up a cheap deal for the player, it may not be a bad signing by any means.

It is claimed that Arsenal are open to letting Kolasinac go.

Good signing for Marseille?

Undoubtedly, he would be a fantastic recruit for Marseille.

Sead Kolasinac will be an ideal choice for Sampaoli as he ticks all the right boxes in terms of what he demands from his defenders.

Marseille fans would certainly love to see him arrive at the club.

It will be interesting to see if Marseille make their move for the 28-year-old in the coming days.

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Bologna-born Giuseppe Bianchi has spent more than a decade living in Rome and writing about Italian football, Spanish football and the Premier League for various Italian football portals and now he writes about European football for Euro Football Rumours. He's been thinking about football transfers pretty much nonstop since the 1990 FIFA World Cup in Italy. Aside from writing, he likes to spend his time fishing and rock climbing.

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