OM Mercato: Free since his departure from Olympique de Marseille, Jorge Sampaoli would be close to returning to service this season.
OM Mercato: Jorge Sampaoli close to a return to the bench
Vice-champion of France last season with Olympique de Marseille, Jorge Sampaoli nevertheless decided to slam the door to everyone’s surprise. A departure that Pablo Longoria recently returned to in an interview with Canal Plus. The president of OM does not hide his surprise following the departure of the Argentinian technician. “I didn’t think about it during the summer. Afterwards, during the conversations with Jorge, which have been sincere from the start, we saw that we were not at the same time of the project”, admitted the Olympian leader. Who has since turned to Igor Tudor to lead another satisfying campaign this season. The boiling South American technician has not yet found a base since leaving Marseille. But according to the Spanish press, his situation should change.
Sampaoli close to a return to La Liga
The famous show The Chiringuito evokes a possible return of Jorge Sampaoli in Spain. The 62-year-old technician could find a cador from the Spanish championship. The program evokes in this sense the possible return of Sampaoli on the bench of Sevilla FC. The Andalusian club is in trouble at the start of the season. Only 17th in La Liga, the Rojiblancos were corrected at home for their first Champions League outing. Manchester City crushed Sevilla (4-0) on Tuesday during the first day of the group stage. What further compromise the future of Julen Lopetegui whose contract expires in 2024.
The source understands that the Sevillian leaders have already contacted Jorge Sampaoli. Which would be willing to accept the offer of the Andalusian club. The former coach of Olympique de Marseille would not be demanding regarding his salary claims. A factor that could therefore accelerate his return to Seville, a club he already coached between 2016 and 2017.