Marseille chairman Vincent Labrune claims his side beat Chelsea to the signing of Gilbert Imbula.
Marseille coach Elie Baup is confident new signing Gianelli Imbula will quickly adapt to life at the Stade Velodrome.
Marseille have reached an agreement in principle with Guingamp to sign midfielder Gianelli Imbula.
Reported Newcastle target Giannelli Imbula has cooled talk he could be the latest French addition at St James' Park.
Guingamp midfielder Gilbert Imbula insists that he is not looking to leave the French club anytime soon.