Faouzi Ghoulam will leave SSC Napoli at the end of the current season. While the management of the Neapolitan club has decided not to renew his contract, the Algerian left side could return to his training club AS Saint-Etienne or opt for Olympique de Marseille. It is also coveted in Italy where Lazio of Rome entered the race to offer the services of the player.
Free of any commitment from next June, Faouzi Ghoulam will ultimately not be entitled to a new contract with SSC Naples. The latter has decided not to keep him in next season’s squad due to the repeated injuries the player has suffered over the past four seasons. The Neapolitan fans also said goodbye to the starting players, including Ghoulam, during the last match played against Genoa.
Several clubs want to take advantage of the free transfer of the Algerian left side to hire him. According to the latest news, the latter no shortage of offers. It is coveted in France and Italy. Master of his destiny, he will study all the offers he has received, before deciding on his future destination.
AS Saint-Etienne and OM are fighting over the player
According to the specialized French site “le 10 sport”, Faouzi Ghoulam is in the sights of AS Saint-Etienne and Olympique de Marseille. Two French clubs fighting over the player.
“Arrived last January from Arsenal, Sead Kolasinac did not convince OM… Consequently, this summer, the Phocaeans could well seek a new left-back. And Pablo Longoria could find his happiness in Naples. Coming to the end of his contract, Faouzi Ghoulam would be in the sights of OM, who could therefore recover him for 0 €, ”reports the French site.
And to add: “However, to hope to welcome Faouzi Ghoulam, OM will have to get rid of the competition. And according to information from Mohamed Toubache-Ter, it is ASSE who would be interested in the Algerian. A file that would currently be managed by Loïc Perrin ”.
Lazio are busy trying to sign him
Despite the meager playing time he has in his legs due to the repeated injuries he has suffered over the past four seasons, Faouzi Ghoulam seems to be popular in Italy. Indeed, another Serie A club are also very interested in the player.
Lazio of Rome, since it is about her, is active to convince the left side trained at AS Saint-Etienne to join her from the next transfer period, report several media Italians this morning. He was recommended by coach Maurizio Sarri who knows him well after having him under his thumb at SSC Napoli.
Whether in France or Italy, Faouzi Ghoulam (31), is on track to continue his career at a high level, while hoping that he will be spared the curse of injury.