Jacques-Henri Eyraud was present at a press conference this Saturday. Moment chosen to announce that Olympique de Marseille is not selling, thus doubting the hopes of Mourad Boudjellal.
But the event of the day was quite different at the Robert Louis-Dreyfus center. This time unexpected during this press point, the extension of Dimitri Payet (33 years old). A two-year extension that links him to his heart club until 2024.
“Dimitri Payet wanted this deal. He came to meet me to be Marseille for life. He wanted to end his career here and have a retraining project within the club. We have started our discussions and Dimitri Payet will extend until 2024 ”, rejoiced the president of Olympique de Marseille.
Very good news for the club and its supporters. JHE also said that the boss of the Marseille offensive sector “agreed to divide his salary by 2 for the 20-21 season, 30% for the 21-22 season.
For the next 2 years, he accepted a drop of 40 to 60%, he gave up his bonuses for European qualifications, and a very large part of his remuneration will only be guaranteed if he is a holder.