Silva joins Marseille on loan

2015-08-28 11:00
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Madrid - Brazilian midfielder Lucas Silva has joined Marseille on a season-long loan deal from Real Madrid both sides have confirmed.

The 22-year-old only joined Madrid in January from Cruzeiro in a €14 million deal.

However, he made just four starts for the Spanish giants and was left without even a squad number for the new campaign after the signing of Mateo Kovacic from Inter Milan last week.

Marseille have had a turbulent start to the season as they lost their opening two Ligue 1 matches and saw coach Marcelo Bielsa resign.

However, former Real Madrid favourite Michel got off to a fine start in his first match in charge on Sunday with a 6-0 hammering of Troyes.

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