The management of the Milik case and certain tactical choices of Jorge Sampaoli sometimes have the gift of annoying Marseille supporters and consultants. But the Argentine coach seems untouchable.
Jorge Sampaoli probably doesn’t bother to read and listen to what is said about him on social networks and in the media, and that saves him a big headache. Because on the side of Marseille, some criticize him for not having clear decisions and sometimes weighing down his team on his own, while OM have all the same had some really good results this season in Ligue 1. Recently, it is the elimination in the Coupe de France in Nice which had raised the temperature, then it was his clash with Arkadiusz Milik which stirred up the debates, the Polish striker believing that he was not treated fairly by his coach, even though he planted goal after goal to the delight of the Marseille public. In this turmoil, Jorge Sampaoli does not even get annoyed, the Argentinian technician fully assumes his choices and explains them regularly. It is true that the latter knows that he has a formidable asset in his pocket.
Sampaoli and OM, no cloud in the Marseille sky despite the attacks
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Indeed, Jorge Sampaoli can count on the 100% confidence of Pablo Longoria, the president of Olympique de Marseille, who went to get the Argentinian last year to succeed Andre Villas-Boas, devoting him a real esteem. . As La Provence explains, a few hours before the match between OM and Clermont at the Vélodrome, Sampaoli knows that his boss will not abandon him despite the criticism. ” At OM, the results speak for themselves. Under contract with the Olympic institution until June 2023, he is adored by Longoria who swears by him “Explains the regional media, which however specifies that like any coach, that of Olympique de Marseille is aware that his results are his best asset. And for now, everything speaks in favor of the Argentine coach.