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(Photo) Eric Bailly arrives in Marseille holding club scarf ahead of loan move

Manchester United defender Eric Bailly is on the verge of joining Marseille on loan.

The Ivory Coast international was subject to a move all summer following the arrival of Lisandro Martinez.

The Argentine has come in as a starter at centre-back and it’s now up to either Raphael Varane or Harry Maguire to cement a place alongside the former Ajax defender.

However, United have agreed a deal with Marseille that will see the Ligue 1 side pay his full salary for the season, as well as a loan fee.

It’s a good deal as far as United are concerned and it is understood Marseille will include an obligation to buy Bailly if they qualify for the Champions League.

The 28-year-old is set to undergo his medical today and he has been pictured holding a club scarf upon arrival in the oldest city in France, courtesy of @Mode5548648.

We wish Bailly the very best at Marseille.

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