Olympique de Marseille receives AS Monaco this Saturday during the 5th day of Ligue 1. Author of a good start to the season, Dimitri Payet was not retained for this clash. If a physical discomfort has been put forward to justify his absence, the Marseille midfielder would also forfeit for a whole other reason.
OM without Dimitri Payet against AS Monaco
Winner of AS Saint-Étienne on the last day, theOlympique de Marseille challenge AS Monaco this Saturday. The match counts for the 5th day of Ligue 1 Uber Eats. For this poster, Jorge Sampaoli will not be able to count on Jordan Amavi and Dimitri Payet, his fit man. Author of 3 goals and an assist, the Réunion man carries OM at the beginning of the season. According to the information of Provence confirmed by The Team, the Marseille number 10 suffers from discomfort in the thigh. The staff of the Provençal club not wanting to take any risks preferred to spare him for this meeting. This physical glitch would not be the only reason why the Tricolor international was not summoned. Alexandre Jacquin also assures that the latest events at the LFP have affected the playmaker of OM.
Payet frustrated by the LFP
The journalist Provence reveals that Dimitri Payet remains marked by his sanction. Following the incidents against the OGC Nice at Allianz Riviera, the attacking midfielder received a suspended match. “Dimitri Payet is absent from the Olympian group because he suffers from discomfort in his thigh. The Marseille staff did not want to take any risks. To add, also, that Payet was disgusted with the sanction of the LFP disciplinary commission against him, ” said the colleague on his Twitter account. The club phocéen intends to appeal this decision as indicated Jacques Cardoze, the director of communication of the OM.