Thomas Hitzlsperger will be in Stuttgart to the Savior in a relegation battle. The former football player replaces the controversial sporting Director Michael Reschke, the VfB separated on Tuesday. With the surprising cut of the Swabian crisis club tried to the impending debacle of a re-crash in the second-class treatment to avoid. "The Supervisory Board was convinced that in the existing situation, the necessary course corrections can be made," said the Chairman of the Supervisory Board and VfB President Wolfgang Dietrich.
The trust as the new sporting Director of the 36-year-old Hitzlsperger. The former VfB-Pro increase in the table 16. the football League from the previous young chief and member of the Presidium responsible for the sporting area. He will put "everything in our power to combine at the VfB, the forces for the relegation and at the same time in a strong Team the foundations for a successful future," he said. In the midst of the troubled times at the baden-württemberg tradition of Association, the Supervisory Board makes a decision, not to reckon with the necessarily was.
coach Markus Weinzierl is allowed to stay
According to the desolate 0:3 at Fortuna Düsseldorf on Sunday, a shockingly poor performance, was moved especially coach Markus Weinzierl in the focus and a detachment of the 44-Year-old has been speculated. On Monday Reschke had declared in its function as a sports Executive, that Weinzierl will make in each case up to the difficult task on Saturday against the table, the fourth RB Leipzig.Reschke had made in the past few months, vulnerable to attack, the Fans expressed long been displeasure with the previous squad planner of the FC Bayern. The 61-Year-old had come before around 18 months ago from FC Bayern Munich to VfB Stuttgart and came with the reputation as an outstanding squad planner and expert for the international game market. His transfer is not achieved at VfB Stuttgart, but the hoped-for effect.
With great expectations, the Swabians were launched in the season and now need to avoid in the remaining 13 days of play, and yet only 15 meters, at least in direct descent."Unfortunately, his work has not brought so far the desired sporting success and relegation in the Bundesliga, according to the most recent results in considerable danger," said VfB President Dietrich about Reschke.In August 2017 Reschke had to leave Bayern, because he had there makes the decision he wanted. In Stuttgart, the former squad planner from Bayer Leverkusen moved into the spotlight. Resentment and criticism it drew, in particular, as he leave in October, Weinzierl predecessor, Tayfun Korkut, after he had strengthened just hours before clearly the back, and thus a lie debate bottomed out.
Reschke had lost all credibility playful
Reschke also credibility."Due to the negative sporting development in the past few months, I understand the decision of the Supervisory Board, even if I would have enjoyed working for the VfB Stuttgart" has been Reschke quoted. "But the fact is that the sum has guided my choices are currently to the desired and expected result." (dpa)