Jorge Sampaoli is already banging his fist on the desk in Seville

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The switch home windows cross and the issues stay. On July 1, Jorge Sampaoli slammed the door of Olympique de Marseille to everybody’s shock. A number of causes had led to the choice of the Argentinian technician identified to be hot-blooded. However the principle one was that he was not in settlement together with his president Pablo Longoria, whom he blamed for not being lively within the switch window. Changed by Igor Tudor, Sampaoli didn’t stay unemployed for lengthy. On October 6, he returned to service at Sevilla, a membership he had already led from 2016 to 2017.

Firefighter Sampaoli didn’t extinguish the hearth

Chosen to interchange Julen Lopetegui, the 62-year-old coach has returned dwelling. A home which was in peril for the reason that Andalusians, fifteenth in La Liga at the moment, remained on a sequence of 6 defeats in 10 matches in all competitions (3 attracts and 1 victory solely). So there was urgency. It is because of this that the Sevillians appealed to the disciple of Marcelo Bielsa. However the latter is struggling to place them again on monitor. In ten matches in all competitions, Sevilla FC Sampaoli model totals 2 wins, 4 attracts and 4 losses.

Nevertheless, it had began properly with 4 matches with out dropping (1 victory towards Mallorca and three attracts towards Bilbao, Dortmund and Valencia). Then all the pieces went downhill. Within the final 6 conferences in all competitions, the Andalusians have been crushed 4 occasions (Actual Madrid, Rayo Vallecano, Manchester Metropolis and Actual Sociedad). The membership’s final defeat was final night time towards Actual Sociedad (2-1). Too many losses for Jorge Sampaoli, whose staff will play a Copa del Rey match towards Velarde on Sunday earlier than the break linked to the World Cup.

The Argentinian calls for reinforcements

Yesterday, the previous OM coach banged his fist on the desk and requested his administration for reinforcements whereas Sevilla are seventeenth in La Liga with 11 factors. The Iberian membership, which is due to this fact doing worse than with Lopetegui, might even cross the truce within the purple zone since Cadiz and Celta Vigo (11 factors), within the occasion of success or draw this Thursday in La Liga, might cross them in entrance. Sampaoli due to this fact needs contemporary blood this winter to start out once more. “The scenario is worrying, we have to sit down with the membership’s management to see if we will resolve this. Greater than everybody’s effort, we’d like extra stability in lots of areas of the pitch. We’ll see if we will construct with these gamers or with others who come.”.

Statements that brought about a stir within the Andalusian press. Sports activities Stadium wrote particularly: “Jorge Sampaoli spoke for the primary time about deficiencies and reinforcements. It was time to speak about it, a break of just about two months is coming and, when it ends, the winter switch window will open. It is time to work and repair these gaps. Though Monchi has already been working there for the reason that very second the Casilda-born technician landed in Seville”. The sporting director of Sevilla due to this fact didn’t await the media launch of his coach to get to work. This summer time, he had already sought to recruit a further defender and pivot with out succeeding.

He requested for at the very least 4 gamers from Monchi

Now, he must activate to fulfill Sampaoli, who needs extra velocity in transition, verticality, a much less unbalanced staff and a extra environment friendly offensive sector. However the precedence is in protection. “Marcao’s accidents, Nianzou’s inexperience and the truth that Sampaoli needs Gudelj as a pivot solely make this want extra urgent”ensures Ed. The identify of Nelsson (Galatasaray) remains to be talked about by the Turkish press. However its worth can be a bit too excessive. The Argentine coach additionally needs a pivot even when he can do with out it, a midfielder or a winger bringing him verticality. The return of Lucas Ocampos, whose mortgage to Ajax Amsterdam shouldn’t be a fantastic success, is an possibility.

However Sampaoli, who would have favored to recruit Gerson this winter, particularly needs a striker. Monchi due to this fact has his work reduce out for him with at the very least 4 recruits to fulfill his coach. A coach who, as we all know, is not going to hesitate to make himself heard if he doesn’t have what he needs. This was the case final summer time at Olympique de Marseille. However the Andalusian sports activities director and his membership, who’ve already performed the Argentinian prior to now, know who they’re coping with. And that is additionally why he was urgently repatriated in October, he who anticipated a significantly better reunion.

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