Thanks to a goal scored by Lensois Ganago in the dying seconds of the match between RC Lens and AS Monaco (2-2), but also and above all to his very fine victory against RC Strasbourg on the lawn of the Orange Vélodrome (4-0), Jorge Sampaoli’s OM validated their direct qualification for the next Champions League, finishing second in the Ligue 1 standings behind PSG.
Objective fulfilled therefore for Pablo Longoria and the Argentine coach, who clearly had the mission of qualifying Olympique de Marseille, where Dimitri Payet or Mattéo Guendouzi and Arkadiusz Milik evolve, for the C1 in 2022-2023. So, what future for Jorge Sampaoli now, on the side of the Marseille club?
If certain rumors announced a possible departure from Olympique de Marseille of the former coach of Chile and Argentina, it would ultimately be nothing. Indeed, according to the information of our colleagues from the newspaper The TeamJorge Sampaoli would have obtained the necessary sporting guarantees, in particular with regard to the next Mercato OM, from Frank McCourt and the Marseille leaders.
Pablo Longoria should therefore have enough to recruit this summer in order to build a competitive team to compete in the Champions League next season. Good news for the many supporters of OM…