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With Brasileirão Série A due to wrap up next weekend, several clubs will see changes in management positions.
One club that will see its coach leave is Clube Atlético Mineiro. Jorge Sampaoli heads to France to assume the managerial position of Olympique de Marseille, The provence reports.
The 60-year-old will sign a two-year contract that will keep him in Marseille until 2023. The French media outlet adds that an agreement has not yet been signed, but the negotiations appear to be over and Sampaoli will soon put the pen on paper. .
Sampaoli spent the last season with Atlético Mineiro, where the Argentine tactician has made 43 games, winning 24 of them. Additionally, the Belo Horizonte-based club will finish in third or fourth place, depending on the results of the final day.
Nevertheless, Sampaoli has guided the Alvinegro to a qualification for the Copa Libertadores. You won’t see them pass the South American competition, but it certainly left them in a good position for whoever takes on their role.