And the 30 year-old said: "It's an immense honor. These are huge clubs. It is then a great interest. This proves that I have worked well in France and in recent seasons and that I can use this springboard to take a step that I have always wanted.
"I feel like I showed I have the level. I feel that I have played two good seasons. So I am proud. It's not just my choice - someone needs to agree with me too. I hope that is the case.
"Both clubs (Monaco and Marseille) look exciting and I'm delighted with the interest. I cannot wait to see what happens."