Bruno Labbadia at the end of this season as a coach at the Bundesliga club VfL Wolfsburg. This is the 53-Year-old said on Tuesday, after the Training of the table-Seventh of the Bundesliga. First, the "image"newspaper had reported on the personnel. "A further cooperation would be for the VfL only purposeful and sensible, if a consistent exchange of ideas between sports leaders on the entire season. Since our ideas do not match to one hundred percent, I summed it all up for me this decision“, said Labbadia after the unit in the afternoon. Previously, he had informed his players.
Labbadias departure had been expected for some time. In spite of the rescue from relegation in the play-off in may 2018, the in this summer, expiring contract was not renewed in advance. Until recently, Labbadia and sports chief Jörg Schmadtke had protested in April about a possible further cooperation talk.
"Sometimes the chemistry is simply not true"
Accordingly, surprised Schmadtke responded on Tuesday. "The date of the decision of Bruno Labbadia has surprised us, as we would have liked to have led the two sides planned open-ended conversation with him. It doesn't happen now, it is a pity, but we respect his decision,“ said Schmadtke.
Only two weeks ago, the VfL-sports-in-chief himself had operated for the first time, the difficult relationship to Labbadia open to the public. "It's not like we have a close friendship and connection. I'll be sure to share with him, no cooking recipes, or a common holiday plan", Schmadtke said of the "image": "Sometimes the chemistry is simply not true."
Officially would not comment Labbadia to the self-spurring debate so far. Instead, the Ex-Pro-stressed in view of the prospect of a European Cup to be able to return in peace with the VfL to work. After the publication of Schmadtkes quotes of the VfL, was born on a 1:1 against Werder Bremen, and had last lost at FC Bayern Munich with 0:6. Next opponent is on Saturday, newly promoted Fortuna Düsseldorf.
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