Gustavo Makes Marseille Switch

Brazilian international Luiz Gustavo has joined Ligue 1 club Marseille from Bundesliga side Wolfsburg.

The 29-year-old signs a four-year-deal with Marseille, the transfer is thought to be worth €8 million.

The defensive midfielder has made over 270 appearances in German football, 100 of those for Bayern Munich where he won the league, cup and Champions League treble.

He joined Wolfsburg in 2013 and played over 140 games for the Wolves adding a German Cup and Super Cup to his titles.

However, last campaign Wolfsburg finished in the Bundesliga relegation playoff places below everyone’s expectations, but survived after a 2-0 aggregate win over 2. Bundesliga side Eintracht Braunschweig.

Gustavo becomes Marseille’s third signing of the summer window, with Florian Thauvin signing permanently from Newcastle United and Valere Germain being brought in from Monaco.


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