Olympiacos’ transfer plan is for a goalkeeper, a defensive midfielder, a winger and a striker. Discussions have already taken place between management, Caribe, Cordon, Alves, Carvalhal and Navarro.
Pedro Alves and Carlos Carvalhal rolled up their sleeves amid a manpower boost at Olympiacos in January.
After all, the Portuguese coach said during the presentation given by the management that “the changes in the team had to take place… yesterday” and he was not just referring to the competitive part, but in a more general context.
The new sporting director of Olympiacos has discussed these changes in the past 10 days, both with Piraeus Bay’s main shareholder, Vangelis Marinakis, and his partners, including Christian Karibe, and with Antonio Cordon, José Ignacio Navarro, and of course Carlos Carvalhal. .
Pedro Alves, in conjunction with the above, is already moving in the international market for players who fit the playing style and philosophy of Olympiacos and wants to integrate them as quickly as possible.
The needs of Olympiacos’ roster are already known and the appropriate preparatory work has been done on the international market for weeks, initially by Cordon and Navarro.
Alves was informed last week that he had also formed an opinion, while in the last 24 hours a discussion took place with Carlos Carvalhal.
Within the next ten days, the Portuguese duo will have a more complete picture and in any case Olympiacos’ intention is to move on immediately, so that the new players will be at Rentis, some at the end of the month and others in the month. The first days of January.
After all, we must not forget that the red and white team will play three times with Panathinaikos in January in the championship and cup and will also face AEK, Kifisia, Aris and PAS Ioannina.
In the first twelve days of February, Piraeus will face OFI and PAOK. Therefore, it is clear that Olympiacos wants players ready in January, and Carvalhal needs to have them at his disposal as soon as possible.
Olympiacos’ intentions are to acquire a goalkeeper – captain, central midfielder (6-8), winger and striker, while there is also the star player El Kaabi is expected to miss with the Moroccan national team at the Copa Africa finals throughout January. Perhaps the first days of February.
In addition, some do not rule out the Red and White making a fifth transfer move, adding another player at the back.
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