For several days, various media have claimed that Pablo Longoria, the president of OM, has been working on the extension of Jorge Sampaoli, whose contract expires in June 2023. The Spaniard wants to avoid a soap opera throughout next season and wants therefore close this file as soon as possible. He confirmed this in an interview with European 1.
“Jorge Sampaoli embodies the ideal values to build, passion, love of the game. I enjoy watching OM. He is happy in Marseille, he wants to settle down. I want to give it continuity.”, said the Spanish leader, confirming the current trend. It remains to be seen what the principal concerned thinks of it …
🔵EXCLUDED @Europe1 Pablo Longoria, President @OM_Official : “J. Sampaoli embodies the ideal values to build, passion, love of the game. I take pleasure in watching OM. He is happy in Marseille, he wants to settle down. I want to give him continuity.” 📻20h #OMFEY
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