Mercato Mercato – OM: Jorge Sampaoli was a great disappointment at OM


On July 1, to everyone’s surprise, OM formalized their divorce from Jorge Sampaoli. Dissatisfied with the recruitment made by Pablo Longoria, the Argentinian decided to slam the door. Something to surprise more than one, especially Dimitri Payet, very touched by the departure of Sampaoli whom he greatly appreciated.

After qualifying theOM in the Champions League, we were waiting to see what was going to happen Jorge Sampaoli with the Marseille club. We will ultimately never know. Indeed, due to tensions with his management, the Argentinian decided to pack his bags even before the start of this season. To the chagrin of Dimitri Payetone of the favorites of Sampaoli at theOM.

“I was surprised and disappointed”

For ProvenceDimitri Payet thus returned to this departure from Jorge Sampaoli. And the number 10 of theOM then confided: I was surprised and disappointed. But when Marcelo Bielsa left after the first day of the championship, it put everyone in trouble. Where he and the leaders have been smart is to record the separation at the resumption “.

“There was intelligence on both sides”

We had time to change coaches and make a good start to the season. There was intelligence on both sides, but above all a thought for the players and for the club “, added Dimitri Payet.

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