(ANSA) – ROME, JUL 01 – Jorge Sampaoli resigned from the Olympique Marseille bench, as announced by the French club in a statement published on its official website.
The 62-year-old Argentinian coach had been OM’s coach for 16 months and had closed last season with direct qualification to the Champions League and the Conference League semi-final, but according to French media he had already expressed doubts about the company’s ability and will. to strengthen the squad adequately to face the next commitments.
“We are satisfied with the path taken and the emotions experienced together, but following a long reflection, the two parties, acting in the interest of the Olympique project, have decided to end their collaboration”, reads the note. The Marseille club is US-owned and since last year has as president the young Spanish manager, Pablo Longoria, now called to find a replacement for Sampaoli.