Marseille are poised to make their first signing of the summer after Ligue 2 Tours announced a deal had been reached for the transfer of young midfielder Saif Eddine Khaoui.
"An agreement has been reached this weekend between Tours and Olympique de Marseille for the transfer of the young player Saif Eddine Khaoui," Tours said on their website.
The 21-year-old midfielder only turned professional a year ago, but impressed in 27 appearances for Tours, scoring three goals and adding four assists, and Marseille are ready to test him at the next level.
- Saif Khaoui (@KhaouiSaif) June 18, 2016
The club added: "Tours FC thanks Saif for everything he has brought to the club in the last few years. Tours wish him the best for his future career."