Recruited by Olympique de Marseille this summer, Jordan Veretout is regularly set up by Igor Tudor. But the midfielder believes that he has not yet shown the version of himself with OM.
Veretout is not entirely satisfied with his start to the season.
Jordan Veretout had no time to hesitate. Transferred from AS Roma to Olympique de Marseille this summer, the midfielder quickly settled into Igor Tudor’s eleven at Canebire. With 636 minutes of play, he is the 7th most used player in the Marseille squad this season.
Regularly associated with Valentin Rongier in the Marseille midfield, the former Nantes player has the profile to meet his manager’s requirements. His requirements are precisely that marking, the need to win duels, to run, to press and to move back quickly when you do badly to help your teammates on defense. And then when you have the ball, you have to project he says in an interview with the Goal convention.
Veretout suffered physically
Tudor instructions require great physical condition. And Veretout admits that he suffered physically during his debut with OM due to a disturbed preparation for signing him. I remember my first matches with Marseille, I ended up with cramps that are not part of my habits, he admits. It is by playing the matches that we recover everything.
When the coach gives me certain instructions, sometimes it’s a bit frustrating because I want to do more but the physical doesn’t follow, adds the 29-year-old. It’s hard even if I feel better and better. Assessing his start to the season with Marseille, the French international is not entirely satisfied with his performance. He estimates that not bad but not enough .
Be more decisive offensively
What points should I improve? I want to take on more responsibility. Knowing how to break the lines like I know how to do it, project myself a little more offensively too explains the Olympian. I think we are doing a lot of work in the middle, but we must also try to find those forward passes to put our attackers in a good position, the Ancenis native continues. (…) I am also capable of making decisive passes, scoring goals. This is where I have to raise my game level.
Giallorosso’s ex intends to level up quickly as he makes the World Cup one of his goals. There are two months left for this competition and I want to give everything to be there. ensures. I came to Marseille to play in the Champions League and show myself. Called up by Didier Deschamps to replace Boubacar Kamara (he himself called up as a reinforcement after Adrien Rabiot’s package) in this September rally, Veretout may have the opportunity to show himself against Denmark this Sunday (8:45 p.m.). Otherwise, it will be with the OM shirt that he will definitely have to convince the coach.
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