Watford striker Stefano Okaka is poised to complete a move to Marseille.
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Find this seasons transfers in and out of Marseille, the latest transfer rumours for the summer 2018 transfer window and how the news sources rate in terms of rumour accuracy for Marseille FC. Marseille are currently in the French Ligue 1.
Thiago Motta is excited about PSG's upcoming clash against Real Madrid, admitting the players are fighting for starting spots. Paris Saint-Germain will host Marseille in the Coupe de France quarterfinals in a matchup of the top two sides in Ligue 1.PSG beat Sochaux this week to advance in their pursuit of a fourth consecutive cup triump, while Marseille put nine goals past Bourg-en-Bresse.The game is also a rematch of the 2016 Coupe de France final.In other games, Lyon were drawn away to fellow Ligue 1 side Caen.The two third-tier sides remaining in the competition both escaped the major teams, as Chambly will travel...More to Ligue 1 than PSG as Lyon, Marseille, Monaco battle for second best
Monaco beat Lyon 3-2 in a thriller last Sunday.Monaco's clash with Lyon last Sunday evening offered another breathtaking Ligue 1 encounter.There were goals, emotion, intensity, twists, drama with Lopes (Rony) scoring against Lopes (Anthony) in the dying moments to win the match for Monaco despite Keita Balde being sent off just before half time.It finished 3-2 in Monaco's favour -- the third time a match between these two ended with that score this season after Lyon's French Cup win on Jan. 24 and their victory back in October in the league...Player Power Rankings: Hat tricks abound
ESPN FC's Craig Burley breaks down this week's player power rankings, as four players across Europe recorded hat tricks in standout performances for their clubs.
MarseilleMetz63FTGame DetailsLive football odds with bet365. Bet Now »GameCastLineups and StatsFlorian Thauvin scored a hat-trick as Marseille held on for a 6-3 victory despite a late fightback from lowly Metz at Stade Velodrome on Friday night.The home side, who moved up to second in Ligue 1 as a result, began to show their dominance early on and got off to a great start with two goals in the opening nine minutes from Morgan Sanson and Thauvin.The France winger was on target with his second a minute before half-time as he tapped in from close range for his 12th goal of the season.OM continued...Caen 0-2 Marseille
CaenMarseille02FTGame DetailsLive football odds with bet365. Bet Now »GameCastLineups and StatsFlorian Thauvin captured the limelight once more as Marseille won 2-0 at Caen in Ligue 1.Last week against Rennes the former Newcastle man scored one goal, made another, missed a penalty and hit the crossbar from 50 yards.And this time around he clinched OM's win when his first effort from 25 yards was blocked back to him and he curled home a beautiful follow-up from the edge of the 'D'.Caen's Ivan Santini had a goal disallowed for offside in a first half otherwise light on goalmouth action but featuring...Dimitri Payet literally injures goalkeeper with devastating dummy
Marseille racked up a routine 2-0 win over Strasbourg in the Ligue 1 on Tuesday night with Dimitri Payet rounding out the scoring in the last few minutes.Indeed, Payet's goal was notable for the fact that the former West Ham star quite literally left Strasbourg goalkeeper Alexandre Oukidja with injured ankles after foxing him with a truly outrageous body swerve.Sent clean through on goal, Payet darted past the advancing Oukidja with a feint so devastating that the 29-year-old goalkeeper had to...