John Michael Bastidas

Ligue 1

Jorge Sampaoli begins to doubt his permanence with Olympique de Marseille for next season after a great campaign in which they were second in Ligue 1 and secured their presence in the Champions League.

Jorge Sampaoli hopes to have a strengthened squad for the following season.
© Getty ImagesJorge Sampaoli hopes to have a strengthened squad for the following season.

What could be days of planning for the future can become total uncertainty for Jorge Sampaoli, as recent information ensures that his continuity at Olympique de Marseille for next season is not fully confirmed after disagreements with the board of directors.

Although the sports results have accompanied the former Chilean national team coach since he comes from achieving second place in Ligue 1, which assures him participation from the group stage of the Champions League, the economic issue is beginning to be the most important factor for a possible march.

According to journalist Andrés Onribua, correspondent for Diario AS de España in France, the player from Casildense has had a disagreement with the owner of the club, Franck McCourt, because he has not assured him that he can get the financial resources to make a competitive team next season .

The Marseille team has lost William Saliba and Boubacar Kamara, two of its most important players, without being able to bring in substitutes of hierarchy. In addition, the trans-Andean hoped to be able to sign Axel Witsel but could not achieve it, so the experienced Belgian midfielder points to Atlético de Madrid.

What can play in favor of Sampaoli’s continuity is his good relationship with president Pablo Longoria, who is looking for a way to guarantee him some additions that will give the team a leap in quality in terms of its squad for the challenges ahead. are coming.

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