The Farmer touches goalkeeper Mandanda lost to Olympique Marseille
Steve Mandanda returns finally back with Olympique Marseille. The 32-year-old goalkeeper comes over from the Crystal Palace manager Frank de Boer and signs a three-year contract with his old club.
Mandanda left Marseille in the summer of 2016 for Crystal Palace, but his year in England turned out to be a disappointment. By a severe knee injury was the Frenchman’s last season in only nine Premier League duels.
His last official match was on 5 november 2016, in the lost game against Burnley (3-2). Mandanda was also under the bar in the League Cup match with Blackpool in the second round (2-0 win).
Mandanda was already eight years under contract with Marseille before he last year made the switch to England. This was the 24-fold international of France for Le Havre, where he is also the youth continued.
During his time at Marseille was Mandanda four times voted the best goalkeeper in Ligue 1 (2008, 2011, 2015, and 2016). In 2010 he was champion with ‘l’TO’.
Mandanda made on 27 may 2008, his debut for the French national team, where he spent the last years as a second goalkeeper to act behind first-choice Hugo Lloris.
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