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Ecker joins Marseille

Published: Friday 24 May 2002, 18.42CET
Olympique de Marseille have signed Lille OSC defender Johnny Ecker on a three-year deal.

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Published: Friday 24 May 2002, 18.42CET

Ecker joins Marseille

Olympique de Marseille have signed Lille OSC defender Johnny Ecker on a three-year deal.

Olympique de Marseille have signed Lille OSC defender Johnny Ecker on a three-year deal.

Free transfer
Ecker, 29, is out of contract this summer and has opted to join Lille's French first division rivals after also receiving approaches from RC Lens, Stade Rennais FC and English FA Premiership side Southampton FC. He began his professional career with second division Nîmes Olympique SC before switching to Lille in 1999.

Last updated: 24/05/02 19.00CET

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