His warnings at the end of last season were therefore not in vain: Jorge Sampaoli is officially no longer the coach of Olympique de Marseille.

"Olympique de Marseille and Jorge Sampaoli announce their joint decision to end their collaboration", announced the club in a press release issued this Friday afternoon.

“We are satisfied with the progress made”

Several rumors had reported the Argentinian coach's weariness with the turn taken by OM's summer transfer window and the only signing, for the moment, of young Isaak Touré, when he managed to qualify the club for the Champions League on the last day of Ligue 1. He had already wondered at the end of last season about OM's ambitions in C1: qualifying to make up the numbers or playing this competition to the fullest with the Champions League. goal of qualifying there every year?

Olympique de Marseille "sincerely and warmly thanks the work of Jorge Sampaoli".

“We are satisfied with the path traveled and the emotions experienced together, but following a long reflection the two parties who act in the interest of the Olympique de Marseille project have agreed to put an end to this stage”, advances the club without specifying the exact reasons for this departure.

A press briefing is scheduled for Friday at 5 p.m.

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