Jorge Sampaoli: Argentina reach agreement with Sevilla to appoint boss

Jorge Sampaoli: Argentina reach agreement with Sevilla to appoint boss

Sampaoli has said that he wants to coach his country's national team after leading Sevilla to a fourth-place finish in Spain.

Sampoli is leaving the Spanish club a year before his contract expires.

"All parties are satisfied with the agreement".

Senior delegates from the Argentine FA travelled to Spain on Thursday to speak with Sevilla president Pepe Castro and the two parties have now reached an agreement in principle which will see Sampaoli leave his contract a year early to take charge of his national side.

This principle of agreement is pending of the drafting and presentation of the pertinent documents.

Right now Argentina is fifth with 22 points behind Brasil (33), Colombia (24), Uruguay (23) and Chile (23).

Sampaoli revealed last week that Argentina wanted to appoint him.

Sampaoli leaves Sevilla having guided them to the top four but, for much of the season, this was a campaign that promised more.

Predators reach 1st Stanley Cup Final, oust Ducks in 6 games
He's been the Predators' starting goalie since the 2008-09 season and has now become their most valuable playoff performer. The fact that he and Sissons, 23, combined for five goals was symbolic of how the Predators have thrived in the playoffs.

The former Chile coach was offered the job last August shortly after taking the helm of Sevilla but chose to remain in charge of the club.

The Andalusian club are desperate to keep hold of their manager, despite a season that promised so much ultimately coming off the rails after the Champions League last 16 exit against Leicester.

After the 2-0 defeat to Bolivia, Edgardo Bauza was sacked just after serving 8 months with Argentina.

The AFA recently named a squad of players competing overseas for next month's global friendlies but are keen to tie Sampaoli as soon as possible.

Argentina's next outing is a friendly against Brazil on June 9.

Argentina are now fifth in the 10-team South America zone World Cup qualifying standings with four games remaining.

Adriana Garcia is a Valencia-based football writer who covers La Liga for ESPN FC.

Related News:

  • China, ASEAN agree on framework for S.China Sea code of conduct

    China, ASEAN agree on framework for S.China Sea code of conduct

    The Chinese official admitted that "it is very hard to agree in all elements (of the draft COC framework) and it takes time ". That document saw all eleven parties pledge their commitment to eventually conclude a binding code of conduct.

    Conte wins LMA Manager of the year

    Nigeria global , Victor Moses , has declared that he is keen to win a domestic double with Chelsea this season. Asked if he would be ready if selected by manager Arsene Wenger , Mertesacker responded: "I can not tell you".
    'Destiny 2′ on PC can be played at 4K and 60 fps

    'Destiny 2′ on PC can be played at 4K and 60 fps

    PC graphics performance information is largely speculation at this point, but the listed PC options and features is a good sign. We're not committed to a PC date yet, but at Bungie we're totally committed to making a PC build as great as we can.
  • Reformists sweep Tehran municipal vote as Rouhani wins Iran

    Iran's President Rouhani also won a second term by garnering 57 percent of the votes in Friday's election. Iran's President Hassan Rouhani announced that his new government plans to double non-oil exports by 2022.

    Greece looks for debt help after backing further cuts

    Under the terms of the current Greek bailout program, the country has to enact a series of economic reforms in order to get the cash.
    Trump announces plans to soon visit Egypt

    Trump announces plans to soon visit Egypt

    Trump will hold talks with the leadership of Saudi Arabia during the Saudi-US Summit. A visit like this would be a huge step in American relations with Egypt.
  • Islamic State group claims deadly Manchester concert bombing

    The Dangerous Woman Tour is the third concert tour by Grande and supports her third studio album, " Dangerous Woman ". Police, however, have spoken only of "an improvised device" used in the attack .
    Mick Mulvaney: Washington DC's Definition Of A 'Budget Cut' Is A Joke

    Mick Mulvaney: Washington DC's Definition Of A 'Budget Cut' Is A Joke

    Overall, the budget would reduce spending on means-tested anti-poverty programs by $272 billion over the next 10 years. The first look at the plan came in a "skinny budget" released in March which received a tepid response from Congress .

    Palestinian protesters clash with Israeli forces in West Bank, Gaza

    Hundreds of Palestinians took part in the march, leading to clashes in more than one location in Qalqilia governorate. They were transferred to hospital for medical treatment, where their conditions were described as moderate.
  • LeBron James calls his pursuit of Michael Jordan a 'personal goal'

    In the last meeting, All-Star point guard Kyrie Irving came to life in the second half to pilot the Cavaliers to a 112-99 victory. Given their bevy of assets and promising young players, the Celtics are in good position to be a strong team for quite some team.
    Illinois, other states settle with Johnson & Johnson for $33 million

    Illinois, other states settle with Johnson & Johnson for $33 million

    The recalls followed reports that the medicines had a unusual odor and that particles had been found in liquid medicines. It also requires the subsidiary to follow standard operating procedures when manufacturing mishaps occur.
    Tom Cruise reveals 'Top Gun 2' to start filming soon

    Tom Cruise reveals 'Top Gun 2' to start filming soon

    Talking on Australia's Sunrise morning show, the movie star said, "I'm going to start filming it probably in the next year". The movie was nominated for multiple Oscars, winning Best Music, Original Song for "Take My Breath Away".


Most liked

Netanyahu says Jerusalem 'always Israel's capital'
Bibi leads a far-Right coalition that is totally opposed to a Palestinian state and the territorial concession required. Trump and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas at the White House.

Taiwan rules in favor of same-sex marriage
The ruling clearing the way for same-sex marriage is the first in Asia, where socially conservative attitudes largely hold sway. The decision had "caused controversy", the state-run Xinhua news agency said.

Pentagon inquiry blames ISIS for civilian deaths in Mosul strike
The explosion collapsed the building and killed 101 people inside the structure and another four in a neighboring building. The Iraqi forces were close enough to have the structure under visual surveillance, Isler said.

Census: Texas has 4 of top 5 fastest growing large US cities
Additionally, each year the level of loss has deepened-from 357 residents in 2014 to 4,934 in 2015, to 8,638 this past year. Prior to Georgetown's top ranking in 2016, San Marcos was the country's fastest-growing city for three years in a row.

With the votes counted, what comes next for BC's minority government?
The B.C.Green leader pointed out that some of his party's preferred policy measures will take time to implement. Weaver said Wednesday he hopes to announce an agreement of some sort with another party as early as next week.

Rouhani dismisses Trump warning over Iran 'threat'
He announced a new partnership with Muslim countries to work to cut off funding for terrorist organizations. Drive them out of your communities.

House passes 'bathroom bill' as an amendment
Transgender children say using the bathroom that matches the gender they identify with is critical for their transition. But House Speaker Joe Straus , a Republican from San Antonio , has been even more vocal in opposition.

Despite defeat Real Madrid in CL final
Madrid defeated Atletico in the final a year ago and in 2014, and also eliminated the crosstown opponents in the quarterfinals in 2015.

Korea, US, Japan's JCS Chiefs Discuss N. Korea's Nuke, Missile Threats
But the test was North Korea's second in a week and South Korea's new liberal government said it dashed its hopes for peace. Sunday's test fire is the 10th launch by Pyongyang this year, as it presses to gain global recognition as a nuclear power.

Niantic Employee Hints at a "Legendary" Summer for Pokemon Go
There is no other setting flawless for the arrival of the legendary creatures other than the AR game's first anniversary. But the most exciting piece of news is that Rock-type Pokemon will appear with greater frequency, including Aerodactyl.

With hopes for peace uncertain, Trump to visit Israel
However he has since stalled, with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson recently telling NBC News that Mr Trump was weighing it up. Along with the US , the participants include Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.

Usmanov bid to buy Arsenal rejected by Kroenke
Arsenal's poor performance has generated frustration among supporters and increased the tensions between fans and Mr Wenger. Usmanov first acquired shares in Arsenal in 2007, when he teamed up with Farhad Moshiri to buy a 14.6% stake for £75m.

French President-elect Macron gears up for challenges ahead
His party, En Marche! At 39, Macron will become France's youngest leader since Napoleon when he is inaugurated on Sunday. The transfer of power to Macron will take place Sunday, outgoing President Francois Hollande announced.

Ex-MotoGP champion Nicky Hayden 'critical' after cycling crash
Hayden began racing in the World Superbike Championship in 2016. "Come on Nicky, we're all with you". Several family members have flown in from the United States, including his mother and brother.

New US Ambassador David Friedman Presents Credentials to President, Meets PM
Palestinians say moving the embassy would be a de facto recognition of Israel's control of all Jerusalem . The area now houses the Al Aqsa Mosque, Islam's third-holiest site.