OM Mercato: Good news should come in the coming days in Marseille. Pablo Longoria is close to completing an important signature.
OM Mercato: Pablo Longoria wants to extend Jorge Sampaoli
He is preparing to extend his adventure in the Marseille city. Arrived in March 2021 on the Marseille bench to replaceAndré Villas-Boas, Jorge Sampaoli is doing a good job at Olympique de Marseille. His OM are solid second in Ligue 1 three days before the end of the season and intend to qualify for the next Champions League. Convinced of his great potential, the Marseille leaders then wanted to reward him.
The president of OM even sold the wick on this file. Pablo Longoria confirmed its desire to extend Jorge Sampaoli, whose lease expires in June 2023. “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.”he assured in an interview with European 1. But for the moment, the Argentinian coach shows no eagerness to extend his lease in Marseille.
Jorge Sampaoli takes his time to make up his mind
In effect, Jorge Sampaoli been the subject of a proposal to extend his contract for several weeks. An offer has already been sent to him and it would relate to a two-year contract extension, until 2025, with a nice salary increase at stake. A sign of confidence and also a way for OM to secure the future of their coach in order to avoid rumors of departure next season. But so far, Jorge Sampaoli reserves his answer. If he sees with a very good eye the idea of extending his adventure on the Marseille bench, the Argentinian technician would wait for the end of the season to position himself definitively on his future in Marseille.