League 1 | Sampaoli: “Marseille is a lot like Argentina”

04/05/2022 at 19:40


The Olympique de Marseille by Jorge Sampaoli chains five consecutive victories and seems to have overcome the bad dynamics which caused some concern with the Argentine coach. Now, the OM is in second position, square that gives access to the Champions for the next course.

In an interview conducted by Samir Nashrinow a commentator on Canal + and former Sevilla player coached by Sampaoli himselfthe coach of Olympique compared the city of Marseille with Argentina, in terms of how to experience football. “Marseille is very similar to Argentina, and to Naples. It is a place with a lot of passion“, he commented.

The Argentine also wanted to make clear the reasons why he ended up training in Ligue 1: “When Marseille called me, I sincerely came for this city. I wouldn’t have left a place where I felt great to coach any other team in France.. I always tell the president and the owner that with all the passion and all the enthusiasm that is here, you have to be up to the task“.

asked for the drought of titles of the French groupwho hasn’t won a trophy since year 2012 (when he got the League Cup), Sampaoli remarked that “Marseille needs a title because there hasn’t been one for a long time” and that “the city demands that, it demands victories“.