Jorge Sampaoli is the new coach of Chile
The Argentine Jorge Sampaoli and current coach of the University of Chile will be the new Chilean coach, replacing his compatriot Claudio Borghi, when the participation of your current club ends, in the league playoffs. This was agreed between the parties - coach, club and National Professional Football Association (ANFP)- in the last hours.
Sampaoli will sign a contract to join the Chilean national team until the end of 2014, although it would be automatically extended for another year in the event of qualification for that year's World Cup in Brazil to lead the Chilean team in the Copa América 2015.
Universidad de Chile will receive as compensation what is indicated in the termination clause of Sampaoli's contract. The breakup was costly 1,1 million dollars and that amount, spaced in terms accepted by both parties, will be the one that the ANFP must disburse to one of its affiliates.
Chile is in sixth position in the World Cup qualifiers, tied to 12 points with Venezuela and Uruguay. Your beginning of cycle, under the direction of the Argentine Claudio Borghi, It was acceptable, with victories against Peru, Paraguay, Bolivia and Venezuela; but the last three games were counted as losses (Colombia, Ecuador and Argentina) and accelerated the decision to replace the coach. The dismissal took shape after the defeat in the last game, a friendly against Serbia (1-3), disputed in Switzerland on 14 of November.
Now the person looking for a technician is José Yuraszeck, president of the University of Chile. “We are looking at options in America and the coach who arrives at the 'U’ It will be one with a vast journey”, declared to the Chilean newspaper 'La Tercera'.