Sevilla boss Sampaoli to be offered Argentina job, confirms AFA

Jorge Sampaoli is set to turn out to be Argentina head coach just after Argentine Football Association (AFA) president Claudio Tapia confirmed the Sevilla boss will probably be offered the job.
Speaking on Thursday, Tapia stated Argentine coach Sampaoli is definitely the only candidate to replace Edgardo Bauza, who was sacked in April, because the AFA prepares to enter negotiations with LaLiga side Sevilla.
Former Chile and Copa America-winning boss Sampaoli has continually been linked together with the vacancy soon after the AFA axed Bauza significantly less than a year in to the role following just three wins in eight matches as the South American giants consequently dropped out of your automatic qualification spots for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
And it appears only a matter of time ahead of the AFA gets its man, who is beneath contract till 2018 getting only moved to Seville at the start out on the season.
“I can affirm that he is the only candidate, but we’re respectful to Sevilla mainly because he’s nevertheless working there,” Tapia told ESPN.
“Now we’re going to negotiate his departure from Seville, he has a rescission clause that we will talk about when we have the meeting.
“However, we’re waiting for the contractual times he has with Sevilla as a result of respect for the sports campaign he did.”
Sampaoli arrived as a replacement for Unai Emery at Sevilla, following the latter moved to Paris Saint-Germain ahead of the 2016-17 campaign.
The 57-year-old’s Sevilla overcame Celta Vigo 2-1 on Thursday to keep fourth, level on points with Atletico Madrid inside the race for Champions League qualification following 34 rounds.

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