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Sevilla re-appoint Jorge Sampaoli as supervisor after Julen Lopetegui sacking

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Jorge Sampaoli has returned as Sevilla supervisor lower than 24 hours after the sacking of Julen Lopetegui, the membership introduced on Thursday.

Lopetegui was dismissed following Wednesday’s 4-1 Champions League defeat to Borussia Dortmund, Sevilla’s sixth loss in 10 video games.

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Sampaoli, 62, led Sevilla to a fourth-place end within the 2016-17 marketing campaign earlier than leaving to teach Argentina‘s nationwide crew.

He guided Argentina on the 2018 World Cup the place the Albiceleste misplaced to France within the spherical of 16.

Sampaoli had been out of a job since stepping down as supervisor at Marseille in July.

His first stint at Sevilla got here after he gained the 2015 Copa America with Chile. He additionally held the reins of Brazilian golf equipment Santos and Atletico Mineiro.

Regardless of Sevilla’s horrible begin to the season, Lopetegui obtained an ovation on the Sanchez Pizjuan stadium by the membership’s followers after Wednesday’s recreation.

Throughout his time on the membership, Lopetegui guided Sevilla to Champions League qualification for 3 consecutive seasons and likewise gained the Europa League in 2020.

Sampaoli takes over with Sevilla in seventeenth place in LaLiga. The membership has only one win from seven league video games and has managed only one level from their opening three Champions League Group G matches.

Sevilla return to LaLiga motion on Saturday once they host Athletic Bilbao.

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