The 26-year-old has struggled to make an impact in the Premier League and has been linked with a return to France, two years after signing from Ligue 1 outfit LilleArsenal forward Gervinho is the subject of interest from Marseille, the French club's assistant coach has confirmed.
Franck Passi, No.2 to OM boss Elie Baup, revealed that the Ligue 1 outfit have identified the Ivory Coast international as the sort of skilful wide player who would suit them, along with Sporting Lisbon star Diego Capel.
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The 26-year-old has been linked with a move back to former club Lille, two years after leaving them for the Emirates Stadium, as well as Turkish outfit Fenerbahce after a struggle to hit top form in a Gunners shirt.
Gervinho failed to impress in the Premier League in 2012-13, scoring five goals in only 18 league appearances, no better than his return from his debut season.