Former Chilean coach Jorge Sampaoli has asked for compensation of US $ 4.8 million, the Chilean Football Federation has announced.
Sampaoli filed a lawsuit in March with two of his aides, Sebastian Picassesi and Jorge Desio, but the Chilean federation confirmed to the media that he had been informed of the matter only a week ago.
Each of the three individuals is demanding a refund of about $ 1.6 million in taxes paid to the Chilean treasury, an amount that they had to recover after the agreement with the Football Association in November 2015. Tips for a special institute to equip trainers and referees.
Sampaoli, 59, has led Chile to the Copa America in 2015 and now oversees Santos after two modest experiences with Sevilla and Argentina.
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