Recently, OM has regularly changed coaches. Jorge Sampaoli was the first coach to leave the Pablo Longoria era. The reasons are particularly due to the presence of actors who are harmful to the club in Marseille, according to the president. However, Eric Di Meco confirmed that Sampaoli would have joined this OM even in the midst of a crisis.
Jorge Sampaoli slammed the door shut ABOUT at the very start of the transfer window for the summer of 2022. The reason seemed to be the dissatisfaction of the Argentine coach with the start of the recruitment carried out by Pablo Longoria. Nevertheless, the president hasABOUT told the week in an interview for Provence that Sampaoli had left mainly because of the harmful climate in Marseille with players outside the club but also the supporters.
According to Longoria, Sampaoli left because of the negative climate at OM
However, while Pablo Longoria was looking for another successor Marcelino who decided to slam the door of OM last week due to threats from supporters’ associations to the administrative committee ofABOUT, Jorge Sampaoli would have looked very positive on a return to Olympique de Marseille.
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Sampaoli wanted to return and would have “come on foot too”
At least that’s what the former player toABOUT, Eric D Mecoon the ether to RMC Wednesday and in comments reported by Foot Mercato. “There are former coaches who moved to OM who wanted to come back even though we were told they left because of the supporters. Of the last two (Tudor and Sampaoli), one was contacted and the other wanted to return. Sampaoli would also have come on foot”. In the end, it is Gennaro Gattuso who inherited the coaching position.