Olympique Marseille have completed the signing of young Montpellier midfielder, Morgan Sanson.
The 22-year-old, who has spent four years at Montpellier joined Marseille for a fee of €9 million with €3 million in bonuses.
Marseille president Jacques-Henri Eyraud was thrilled to welcome Sanson, a France youth international.
“I am very pleased that the first player who joined us during this transfer window is one of the most promising talents in French football,” he said.
“We also want to rely on young players who will accompany our project until we reach our goals.”
Marseille are sixth in Ligue 1 but a distant 15 points behind leaders Monaco and Nice.
Sanson had contributed three goals and six assists in 20 league games for Montpellier this season.