OM have their trainer!

Mentioned for several days, the arrival of Jorge Sampaoli at the Olympique de Marseille is now confirmed. An agreement was found between the two parties.

Nasser Larguet’s interim is coming to an end. The head of the training centerOlympic Marseille, called to the rescue after the precipitous departure of André Villas-Boas, could even have directed to Nantes (1-1), Saturday, his last match with the Marseille club. Priority target of Marseille leaders since the refusal of Maurizio Sarri, Jorge Sampaoli will indeed be the new coach of OM.

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Foreseen for ten days, the arrival of the Argentinian technician was recorded during the weekend. A verbal agreement has indeed been reached between the two parties and it is now only a matter of days before the current coach of Atletico Mineiro arrives in Marseille to initial his new contract, which should last until ‘in June 2023.

Excluded on Sunday against Recife

His arrival is indeed expected by the end of the week, and this while the current third in the Brazilian championship plays his last game of the season, Friday. A meeting against Palmeiras of which the former coach of the Albiceleste should however be deprived, consequence of his expulsion on Sunday, during the success torn from Recife (2-3).

If his presence on the Marseille bench, Sunday, during the shock against theOlympique Lyonnais, has not yet been finalized, the composition of its staff is already well advanced. Jorge Sampaoli should indeed arrive with three assistants: Jorge Desio, his assistant for several years, Pablo Fernández, the physical trainer, and Diogo Meschine, responsible for performance.

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