Gerson trips and attacks Sampaoli


Priority of Jorge Sampaoli during the last summer transfer window, Gerson is struggling with OM. This Sunday, he did not agree to be replaced.

Olympique de Marseille’s most expensive rookie this summer (€ 22 million, bonus included), Gerson was the number one choice of a Jorge Sampaoli who had known him in the Brazilian championship. But since his arrival on the Canebière, the former Flamengo has not managed to find a suitable level of play. Enough to annoy his trainer who no longer spares him and who no longer hesitate to replace it when necessary. That’s what happened this Sunday in Lille (2-0). The Brazilian medium is out of its hinges.

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As relates The team, Gerson literally went berserk when he saw his number appear on the referee’s board indicating his replacement by Amine Harit in the 62nd minute of play. black gaze towards the Marseille bench, he then took the time to come and ask Jorge Sampaoli for explanations. And he didn’t lose heart afterwards, letting his anger burst on a few seats.

More and more tense

The media notes that this outburst of anger offered in full view of all is a first for a Gerson that some already knew more and more annoyed by his situation at OM. Little to his advantage since the start of the season, the Brazilian will have to continue working to reach the level demanded by Jorge Sampaoli.

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