Former Chelsea midfielder Lassana Diarra has rejected West Ham transfer in order to join Marseille.
The 30-year-old midfielder has been heavily linked with a move to West Ham but in the end he was unable to join the club due to a dispute with Diarra’s former club Lokomotiv Moscow.
Instead,Lassana Diarra has signed a four-year deal at the Ligue 1 club.
The French player joined Chelsea in 2005 from Le Havre. He spent two years at Stamford Bridge. He was named Chelsea’s young player of the season for 2005/06. His contract with Chelsea has expired in January 2008 so Chelsea have sold him to Arsenal.