Valbuena in l'OM U-turn
Mathieu Valbuena has performed a U-turn on his Marseille future and now claims he wants to stay.
By Giscard Gourizro
Last Updated: 20/06/09 2:54pm
Mathieu Valbuena has performed a U-turn on his Marseille future and now claims he wants to stay and fight for his place.
The 24-year-old had previously stated he was looking to leave l'OM this summer after falling out of favour under Didier Deschamps.
Deschamps angered the midfielder after stating he did not believe he fitted well into his tactical system.
Stay and fight
However, despite being linked with a move to Juventus and Fulham, Valbuena wants to stay at Stade Velodrome and try to win Deschamps over.
"Despite what Deschamps has said, I'm going to fight to win him over," explained Valbuena.
"Deschamps was a hard working player so he prefers players who work hard like him."