ᑕ❶ᑐ Textor makes a new attempt at Sampaoli – click to convince the last step!

Great administrator of coach Jorge Sampaoli, businessman John Textor tried to recruit the techniques for Olympique Lyonnais after the department of Fabio Grosso in winter.

However, the deal was unsuccessful and Pierre Sage, initially appointed as interim coach, was confirmed in his role at Lyon. However, Textor has not given up on the Sampaoli dream! But this time, it’s not for OL… Indeed, the American businessman now wants to attract the Argentinian technician to manage another club he owns, Botafogo, according to media reports TNT Sports this Friday.

Current discussions

A few hours earlier, the 5th in the last Brazilian championship announced the department of his coach, Tiago Nunes, appointed only in November. Sampaoli is therefore on the list of potential candidates for replacement and discussions have started, but it remains to convince the former coach to Marseille Olympic. The South American has been looking for a new challenge since September 2023. With his ambitious speech and his significant resources, Textor has arguments to finally seduce him. Plus, if you manage to connect with the Brazilian champion, you will enter Santos and in addition receive Atlético Mineiro and Flamengo, the other club. However, instability at the helm of Botafogo could cool Sampaoli. Indeed, two months of 6 entrants succeeded on the bench in 8 months: Luis Castro, Claudio Caçapa, Bruno Lage, Lucio Flavio and Nunes.

To justify his refusal to join OL, Sampaoli notably mentioned a timing problem. This means that the timed package and the Brazilian champion’s favorable car are not represented in April. However, Botafogo is 5th in the current Carioca championship and will have to play its Copa Libertadores qualification on Thursday at home against the Bolivians of Aurora (1-1 away in the first leg). El Pelado will therefore have to quickly make his choice…