Bundesliga side Bayer Leverkusen broke up after the disappointing course of the first half of the season by coach Heiko Herrlich. The Rhine countries confirmed on Sunday morning, a day after Leverkusen's 3:1 win against Hertha BSC. Gorgeous was since 1. July 2017 at the factory club. At the time of the Ex-national player signed a contract until 30. June, 2019.
as the successor to The 47-Year-old Peter Bosz. The Dutchman had worked in the last season at Borussia Dortmund, had to be dismantled after a promising Start, however, as his team in six preliminary rounds only two points to play in the Champions League. Finally, Bosz was released in December.
Voller laments the "Stagnation in the development of the team"
Nevertheless, the Bayer management for Bosz decided as a new coach. This "for offensive, fast-paced, exciting football. He has shown to his coach stations have always had a special Passion for working with young players. Peter also fits therefore well-suited to us, because we have, for many years, highly talented Junior staff to further develop," said sporting Director Simon Rolfes.
"Under the sporting leadership of Peter Bosz, we want to try to meet our ambitious claims as quickly as possible," said Fernando Carro, Chairman of the Bayer 04 management. Rudi Völler explained the decision against Wonderfully with the "Stagnation in the development of the team. Even if we have made the end of the year again, the connection to the international courts, we are following the overall unsatisfactory half of the series in a Situation that makes a change of coach, in our view, necessary", said the sports Director.
Bayer, the had to call in the summer, qualifying for the Champions League goal of the season, after 17 Games, only 24 points and ranks on place nine. In the DFB-Pokal and the Europa League, Bayer overwinters, but in these two competitions, Leverkusen have not managed to convince yet completely. Under Glorious is the king's class had been missed in the last season, as a table, the fifth only barely.