ESPN reports that Sevilla have reached an agreement to bring Jorge Sampaoli as a second manager replacing Julen Lopetegui. Lopetegui who has guided the club through the Champions League for the past three years. And won the Europa League in 2020 is under extreme pressure following a poor start to the season.
Sevilla are 17th in La Liga with just five points from seven games. Just one point ahead of the relegation zone after losing 2-0 at home to Atletico Madrid on Saturday.
Sources said Sampaoli the 62 year old who was previously the Chilean national team coach. And Argentina as well as Santos and Atletico Mineiro in Brazil. And Marseille over the past decade will sign a two-year contract to replace Lopetegui UFABET.
A source told ESPN that Lopetegui was likely to be officially sacked on Wednesday night or Thursday morning
Negotiations between Sevilla and Sampaoli have progressed quickly. The Argentine boss remains unemployed after parting with Marseille in July.
Sevilla are considering several options besides Sampaoli. But his familiarity with the club And the city where he was in charge of the team in the 2016-17 season is a handicap for him.
That year, Sevilla finished fourth in La Liga with 72 points and reached the last 16 of the Champions League. Before Sampaoli left for Argentina.