'All parties are satisfied by the agreement reached, ' said a Sevilla statement today.
Sevilla says it has almost reached an agreement with the Argentine soccer federation to let Jorge Sampaoli coach his country's national team.
But after being linked with the Argentina post, it appears to have been a position the Santa Fe born coach could not turn down.
"In the conversations between Sevilla and the AFA, who served as representatives of Jorge Sampaoli, the fixed amount for the termination of the coach's contract was not discussed at any time".
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Sevilla's statement added: "This agreement in principle is pending the drafting and presentation of the relevant documents, which must be signed by all parties by next Thursday, 1 June".
The Andalusian club are desperate to keep hold of their manager, despite a season that promised so much ultimately coming off the rails after the Champions League last 16 exit against Leicester.
The AFA recently named a squad of players competing overseas for next month's worldwide friendlies but are keen to tie Sampaoli as soon as possible.
The two-time World Cup winners are fifth in South American qualifying with four games to play, and only the top four are assured of spots in Russian Federation.
Only the top four teams to qualify automatically for Russian Federation 2018, while the fifth-placed nation will play-off against an Oceania opponent.
Argentina's squad has already been named for the friendly matches against their arch rivals Brazil and Singapore.