Zapping Our Mondial Deschamps: “To dream is to believe that the impossible becomes possible”
OM did not discover it by betting on Jorge Sampaoli a few months ago. The Argentinian technician is capable of choices that are as assertive as they are confusing. And this is particularly evident since the start of the season with a particular case: the situation of Jordan Amavi. The OM defender is not at all in the plans of the Marseille coach since the start of the season, Sampaoli even clearly opening the door to a quick start.
However, as L’Equipe explains in today’s edition, this inevitably leads to a big quack in the Longoria – Sampaoli relationship. Only a few months ago, the Marseille president concluded the extension of Amavi until 2025. A decision which was fully validated by Sampaoli himself!
Amavi will not rush to leave
At the end of the year, the situation has completely changed and OM find themselves with an unwanted person with a big contract on their hands. A player who would be a bonus “frustrated by his situation”, which can easily be understood. But Amavi does not intend to facilitate the deal of the leaders so far, the daily assuring that the player “will not leave at all costs” during the next transfer markets.
Since the start of the season, Jorge Sampaoli has had to juggle a particular case, symbol of a rather risky management with Pablo Longoria. Indeed, the long-term extension of Jordan Amavi now greatly questions …