Reports reaching Soka25east shows that Tanzanian soccer star and African player of the year (Africa) Mbwana Ally Samatta could sign for Marseille.
The Tanzanian national team captain is in Marseille for advanced talks with the French giants with a possible deal to have him signed.
Marseille are in the rush to beat the January transfer window deadline and are keen to sign the TP Mazembe play maker to replace Micky Matshuayi who is reportedly headed to West Ham.
“in deed the player is here for advanced talks and a possible move,we want to beat the transfer deadline and he could be a perfect replacement for Matshuayi who is headed to West Ham’ a club official told soka25east.
Earlier on RC Genk had reportedly stated that they had signed a pre contract agreement with the African soccer star worth I Million Euros and it is keen to note what Marseille will offer.
Samatta helped the Congolese outfit win the prestigious CAF Champions league ascoring crucial goals and effectively being named the top scorer.
The player featured for Mazembe 103 times scoring 120 goals in all competitions.He previously featured for Tanzanian giants Simba and African Lyon.
Soka25east will keep updates on the unfolding story.