Jonathan Clauss is climbing a step further in the professional world. Olympique de Marseille has just announced, this Wednesday, the arrival of the very attacking right side of 29 years on the Canebière. The club from Marseille spent nearly €8 million (+ various bonuses that could increase the operation to just over €10 million) to buy out the last year of the French international’s contract (4 selections).
“Olympique de Marseille today announced the signing of French international Jonathan Clauss from Racing Club de Lens. The 29-year-old right-back signed a 3-year contract with the Olympian club after the success of his medical examination. »specifies the press release from OM to formalize the news.
OM are recruiting one of the best full-backs in L1
This is a nice move by Pablo Longoria and his teams, Jonathan Clauss having established himself as one of the most formidable full-backs (or pistons) in Ligue 1 since his arrival at the Sang et Or in July 2020. In 74 appearances in all competitions in the Lensois jersey, he will have scored 8 goals and distilled 18 assists. The native of Strasbourg, tracked by Chelsea or Atlético de Madrid in recent weeks, has reached an important milestone in his career.
While still playing in N1 five years ago, Jonathan Clauss, in the meantime spent by QRM (Ligue 2) then Arminia Bielefeld (Bundesliga), will discover the Champions League under the colors of a legendary French club. . Marseille fans are now eager to see their rookie evolve on the side of the Orange Vélodrome, while the style of Jonathan Clauss, present in the typical team of the L1 season for the last two years, seems to suit the principles perfectly. of the new OM coach, Igor Tudor.
– Olympique de Marseille (@OM_Officiel) July 20, 2022