Sampaoli leaves Sevilla to coach Argentina to be
Jorge Sampaoli is the new coach of Argentina. Sevilla announce the departure of the Argentine coach.
“Sevilla and the Argentine bond AFA have an in-principle agreement was reached on the transition of Jorge Sampaoli”, writes the Spanish club on its website. “This preliminary agreement is drawn up in anticipation of the relavante documents by both parties before June 1, must be signed.”
The Argentine bond pays an unspecified amount for Sampaoli to take over. He is the successor of the in april dismissed Edgardo Bauza. Already back Claudio Tapia reported that Sampaoli “the only candidate” was to Bauza.
Sampaoli given the task to Argentina to the world cup 2018 in Russia to guide them. With still four matches to play, the losing CUP finalist of 2014 at the fifth place in the South American kwalificatiepoule. Only the first four countries places directly, the number five plays a play-off with the best country of Oceania.
Sampaoli was between 2012 and 2016 successful as coach of Chile. In 2015 he led the neighbouring country of Argentina for the first time in the history to the victory in the Copa America.
Last summer trad Sampaoli in the service of Seville, his first club in Europe. In the Primera Division, the club finished behind Real Madrid, FC Barcelona and Atletico Madrid in fourth place.
Argentina plays in June’s friendly against Brazil and Singapore. On August 31, will resume the team of star player Lionel Messi and the world cup qualification with an away game against Uruguay.