It goes no further! Flamengo announce the departure of Jorge Sampaoli
Club Coach said George Samboli and his technical team no longer command the red and black cast“, in X, in a message broadcast on Twitter, without giving details, they wished him “the best of luck in his career”.
To terminate the contractIt ran till December 31, 2024,’Fla‘ He has to pay 1.8 million eurosAccording to the local press, this deck of cards For the former Brazilian coach Tide to replace it.
Samboli was under pressure Due several weeks deletion In the 16th round Libertadores Cup against Olimpia of Paraguay in August (3-2 on aggregate) and Backlash in Brasilira (They moved up to seventh, eleven points behind leaders Potafogo).
Also, according to Brazilian media, He had problems in the locker room and in his relationship with club managers and workers.It worsened after several violent incidents.
His fate was sealed five months after he disembarked. In Rio, Brazil’s Lucas Moura and Colombia’s James Rodriguez lost in Sunday’s Brazilian Cup final against Sao Paulo.
‘Fla’ arrive at Morambi Stadium Pulling bad presentations and a conceded a 1-0 defeat at the Maracana, in the first leg final. He couldn’t manage a 1-1 draw in the capital city of Sao Paulo.
A relegation in the local cup meant the title was lost To be forgotten by 2023.
Disorganization and internal problems
According to the technician The 63-year-old Argentine is at Flamengo, the third team he has managed in Brazil after Santos (2019) and Atlético Mineiro (2020-21). it hurt.
His right handPablo Fernandez, a physical trainer, lost his position for giving him one Striker punches Pedro At the end of July, they defeated Minero 2–1 in Belo Horizonte at the end of the tournament.
His handling of the incident With the fan-favorite ‘9’, This affected his relationship with part of the teamAccording to local press.
Then there was Two other violent cases That added to tensions on one of America’s top payrolls.
Uruguay side Guillermo Varela and Brazilian midfielder Gerson came to fight During a training session in mid-August, manager Marcos Bras recently attacked a fan at the Rio Shopping Center.
“There’s a lot of tension and it doesn’t help“, said The Argentina coach on September 20 after a goalless draw in their league visit to Goiás, one of his red and black team’s worst performances.
Red and black instability
Constant cycles Salary, The use of certain players in different positions Their regular performances and the Libertadores’ inability to defend the title soured Samboli’s relationship with the fans.
A collapse against Sao Paulo made him untenable In a team hoping to fill its showcases with titles this year, the Portuguese is winless in six of the seven matches played so far under Vitor Pereira.
To flamenco Brasileirao remainsBut still The distance with Botafogo seems unattainable There are 14 dates left.
Former Chile and Argentina coach He replaced Perera in AprilUnder the Portuguese command they fell in the Club World Cup, Brazilian Super Cup, South American Cup Winners Cup and Carioca Championship.
Sampaoli’s early departure making it part of liIt’s nine coaches In the property that led to the Carioca eleven Last five seasons.
At the time Red and black Palmeiras shares dominance with Sao Paulo in South America Won two leagues, two Libertadores, two Brazilian Super Cups, one local cup and one South American Cup Winner’s Cup.