Official: Bakambu signs for OM until 2024

Olympique de Marseille formalized the signing of Cédric Bakambu, the striker coveted for several months by Jorge Sampaoli.

« Olympique de Marseille announced today the signing of Congolese international Cédric Bakambu. Free of any contract, the 30-year-old striker signed up until June 30, 2024 with the Olympian club after the success of his medical examination. Born in Ivry-sur-Seine on April 11, 1991 and trained in Sochaux, Cédric Bakambu discovered Ligue 1 under the colors of his training club in 2010. The same year, holder in the final against Spain, he was European champion with the French under-19 team. After Sochaux, Cédric Bakambu discovered Turkey (Bursaspor – 40 games and 21 goals) then Spain under the colors of Villarreal. During 3 seasons with the yellow submarine, he will play 105 matches and score 47 goals. In January 2018, he joined China and Beijing Guoan, a club with which he scored 58 goals in 87 games. Congolese international, he also played in the African Cup of Nations in 2019, with 3 goals. In total for 10 years, Cédric Bakambu has scored 147 goals in 339 games. A seasoned striker, finisher and an additional offensive weapon within Jorge Sampaoli’s workforce. Olympique de Marseille welcomes its new player “, Indicates the Marseille club in a press release.

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