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Sevilla Agree To Part Ways With Argentina-Bound Jorge Sampaoli

are expected to confirm as their new coach within days after agreed to part ways with the former boss.

The Argentine Association made no secret of targeting Sampaoli for the role after sacking in April.

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It is understood negotiations hinged over the AFA’s willingness to pay a release clause in Sampaoli’s contract with the club.

“All parties are satisfied by the agreement reached,” Sevilla said Friday in a statement.

“This agreement in principle is pending the drafting and presentation of the relevant documents, which must be signed by all parties by next Thursday, June 1.”

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

Only the first four teams at the end of the qualifying tournament will earn an automatic slot at football’s showpiece tournament in next year.

The fifth-ranked side will advance to a playoff against the top nation from Oceania.

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