The club reports that there was an agreement with a handshake. The commitment should be to a Social Media Posting of Effenbergs wife Claudia failed.
The FC Schalke 04 has published a clarification in the Case of Stefan Effenberg. Occasion were statements of Effenberg, there had been a handshake agreement between him and the club, after Effenberg coach of the gelsen Kirchner should be.
the Schalke Board writes in a message on the Homepage: "it is true that there were in 2013, talks of the entire former Executive Board and of the Supervisory Board Chairman Clemens Tönnies with Effenberg. This resulted in a handshake promise on cooperation with Effenberg as a head coach."
And further: "A Central condition of this agreement was that the talks and their content will first be treated as confidential. However, after Claudia Effenberg has immediately failed after the termination of the talks against this condition through a Post on social media, was adopted by the Board of further discussions distance. The then sporting Director Horst Heldt said the adviser of Stefan Effenberg then."
Effenberg took over in October 2015, former two-division side SC Paderborn. Because the club was in March of 2016, on a relegation place, sub-band, the Bureau Effenberg again of his duties. Since then, the Ex-national player is no longer as a coach and assumes, among other things, various experts-Jobs in television.