Chelsea FC are on the lookout for a new manager for next season, and not it seems that former Chile boss Jorge Sampaoli is the favourite to take charge of the Blues after quitting from the Copa America champions.
FC Barcelona manager Luis Enrique is hot favorite to trump Bayern Munich's Pep Guardiola and Chile Manager Jorge Sampaoli for the award that is given to the best manager in the world for the calendar year.
Chile's talismanic forward Alexis Sanchez had picked up a knocks from Thursday night's match against Colombia, but coach Jorge Sampaoli seems to be quite unconcerned about that, as he announced that he may play the Arsenal FC man against Uruguay, on Tuesday.
Jorge Sampaoli will stay on as coach of Copa America winners Chile until the 2018 World Cup despite hinting he might seek a new challenge, the Chilean Federation president declared on Monday. “Sampaoli is not going. The continuity of the coach until the 2018 World Cup in Russia is assured,” Sergio Jadue told national television. “There is an agreement with Jorge. This matter is closed.” Jadue’s comments came after Sampaoli hinted at a possible departure in the wake of Chile’s historic win over Argentina in the Copa America final. Though he has a deal with Chile until the 2018 World Cup finals, the Argentine told sports daily Marca that it could be too difficult to better their achievement in defeating his native country 4-1 on penalties after Saturday’s final ended goalless. “I have a contract but we have to look at the situation and see what happens,” the 55-year-old Sampaoli was quoted as saying. Sampaoli said he was studying with […]
Chile will start the World Cup in a difficult group with Spain, the Netherlands, and Australia. While they lack the footballing pedigree of the Spanish or Dutch, the South American side will put up more than a fight due, in part, to their unique set-up and style of play.
With the upcoming World Cup just about three weeks away, we take a look at a few of the managers we should keep an eye out for, in the tournament