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Chelsea goalkeeper Edouard Mendy: Leaving Marseille was right call

Chelsea goalkeeper Edouard Mendy has no regrets over his time with Olympique Marseille.

Mendy admits he had to leave OM for senior football.

He told So Foot: "I had the opportunity to stay in Marseille, but there was no point in doing so to be third goalkeeper behind Steve Mandanda and Yohann Pelé. I had just started again, Ligue 2 clubs contacted me, so the challenge was to find an ambitious club, which could offer me playing time.

"Be careful, I was leaving a season with the reserve of the 'OM, so I wasn't going to demand a number one spot, but I was looking for an opportunity to show my abilities. This is what Reims offered me: a chance. I grabbed it, I got to know Ligue 2 and Ligue 1. Behind Rennes, it was the club that gave me a new rhythm."


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