OM close on Imbula

Marseille have reached an agreement in principle with Guingamp to sign highly rated midfielder Gianelli Imbula, subject to a medical.

The Belgium-born 20-year-old, who helped Guingamp win promotion to Ligue 1 last term, is reportedly on the verge of penning a five-year contract after the clubs agreed an initial fee believed to be in the region of 7million euros.