The Chilean specialist worked his last match at Atletico Mineiro on 26 February and Marseille has announced on their website the appointment of Jorge Sampaoli.
The club has contracted the 60-year-old until the summer of 2023. Sampaoli replaces Andre Villas-Boas, who left Marseille a few weeks ago. The team is seventh in the Ligue 1 table after 25 games.
On Thursday 25 February, it was reported that after the last round of the Brazilian championship Sampaoli himself had decided to leave the Brazilian club.