Marseille reportedly set to beat Roma for De Zerbi’s first signing

Marseille has secured the first reinforcement desired by their new manager, De Zerbi. The young talent, born in 2002, had also caught the eye of Roma.

As reported by Fabrizio Romano, Marseille has identified Ismael Kone as a key addition for De Zerbi’s new journey in France.

Kone, a Canadian midfielder from Watford, will be making the move to the French club.

The financial terms of the transfer to the English side have been agreed upon.

This marks a significant step in strengthening Marseille’s squad under De Zerbi’s guidance.

Kone, who has shown impressive growth at Watford, is expected to bring fresh energy and skill to the Marseille midfield.

Fabrizio Romano confirmed the news via his Twitter account, stating, “De Zerbi has found his first reinforcement in Ismael Kone.”

The young midfielder is highly regarded for his performance and potential.

“The club is thrilled to welcome Kone to the team,” a Marseille spokesman said.

The deal signifies De Zerbi’s active role in shaping the team dynamics following his recent appointment.

Watford, on their part, will part ways with a promising talent that had drawn interest from various top-tier clubs.

Stay tuned for further updates on this and other transfer news.

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