Marcelo is an Olympiakos superstar at the FC football club. Marcelo, the Brazilian international player, is currently on assignment in this club and has moved to Athens with his family recently. On his day off they spend time discovering new places around Athens. Recently he and his wife were spotted having a meal at a fish restaurant. This was in the southern suburbs of the Greek capital.
West Ham United is talking with Olympiakos over Arthur Masuaku, the left-back. He is presently on loan at Besiktas where he is going to trigger a buyout clause when he plays 25 matches in the season. However, he is still a little away from the total in Turkey and Besiktas are not keen on keeping him. Thus, Olympiakos has swooped in to attempt to sign him in January.
Wolves are considering a move to appoint Pedro Martins as their next head coach, the Express & Star understands. The 52-year-old has previously managed a handful of clubs including Portuguese sides Maritimo, Rio Ave and Vitoria Guimaraes, as well as Greek side Olympiacos. Martins, a former midfielder and Portugal international, joined Olympiacos in 2018 and won the league three times in his four seasons. He also won the Greek Cup once.
Despite signing a two-year extension to his deal and winning the league last season, Martins was ruthlessly sacked by Olympiacos in August after an embarrassing 4-0 home loss to Maccabi Haifa in a Champions League qualifier. Now, the Express & Star understands Wolves are considering a move to make him their next head coach after Bruno Lage was sacked.
Former Olympiakos manager Marco Silva has impressed as the Fulham boss till date. The Portuguese tactician has done a good job since he was appointed into the managerial role at Craven Cottage last summer.
Winger Philip Zinckernagel is set to change clubs for the second time this summer, just two months after leaving Watford. The information comes from Belgian outlet DH, who claims that his new club Olympiakos are ready to let him move to Standard Liege. Before explaining what is going on, we better recall what happened to Zinckernagel in the past few months. Signed by Watford on a free transfer from FK Bodø/Glimt in January 2021, the club didn’t make much use of him, so, the following summer, they loaned him out to Nottingham Forest.
South Korean attacker Hwang Ui-Jo is on the verge of joining Greek Super League giants Olympiakos on loan for this season. This is according to transfer guru Fabrizio Romano who said the South Korean international will sign for Olympiakos as a Nottingham Forest player.
Nottingham Forest promotion winner Philip Zinckernagel and ex-Reds duo Joao Carvalho and Andreas Bouchalakis are out of the Champions League. The trio were all involved as Olympiacos were dumped out of the competition by Maccabi Haifa. After a 1-1 draw in Israel, the Evangelos Marinakis-owned team were hugely fancied to finish the job on home soil. The Champions League dream became a nightmare though, with Olympiacos on the wrong end of a 4-0 thrashing.
Rangers want to sign Theo Bongonda from Belgian side KRC Genk, but face competition from Greek champions Olympiacos for his signature according to Georgios Sideridis. The Gers are on the verge of completing a deal for Wales winger Rabbi Matondo [BILD, July 11] to add to the arrivals of John Souttar, Antonio Colak and Tom Lawrence earlier in the window. But reports suggest that Giovanni van Bronckhorst wants another signing in attack too, and it seems as though Bongonda could be the man at the top of the list.
Greek defender Pipa has left English Championship side Huddersfield Town to join Greek champions Olympiakos for an undisclosed fee. Pipa was part of the Huddersfield Town squad who came close to securing Premier League promotion before they were stopped by Nottingham Forest in the Championship playoff final.
Everton are in the mix to sign Crystal Palace midfielder, Luka Milivojevic, according to journalist Gerasimos Manolidis. The Spor Time journalist has reported on Twitter that newly-promoted Fulham are also keen to land the highly experienced Premier League midfielder. Manolidis, who works for Greek newspaper SporTime, wrote on Twitter that there is no chance Luka Milivojevic (will) return to Olympiacos this summer. Most likely, he will leave Crystal Palace, but there are several teams that are interested in him. Fulham and Everton are among them.