A game day before the end of the season, Borussia Dortmund is once again as runner-up behind FC Bayern, looks back on a decent Bundesliga season with at least 66 points. The early end in the DFB Cup and Champions League ensured an overall mixed work certificate from BVB head coach Marco Rose.
The former world-class defender Jürgen Kohler, who ran at BVB between 1995 and 2002, now took Rose with clear words in a guest post in the “Kicker”.
“It is right to stick to him. But a development will soon have to be recognized in the right direction. If the new season goes similarly to the current one, I don’t think Rose would survive it. More, “the 56-year-old specified.
Kohler, who celebrated two German championships and the Champions League victory in 1997 with the BVB, first criticized the Dortmund players in his season evaluation: “The team never got the border of their performance, more than 50 goals in the league In question, “said the former Mannecker.
BVB: Is Niklas Süle not a leader?
In order to finally contain the goal flood and to ensure more defensive stability, the black and yellow have been increasing for the coming season with the German international Niklas Süle and Nico Schlotterbeck.
According to Kohler, both in their first BVB season still have to provide evidence that they can also cope with their new roles.
“Süle was not a 100 % constant in Munich, now he is coming into a leadership role. I’m curious to see if he can do it,” said Kohler over the defense hunts.
Jürgen Kohler sees further problem areas at BVB
With regard to the second defensive transfer, the world champion from 1990 emphasized: “Schlotterbeck plays an outstanding season in Freiburg, he is embedded there in a well-structured team and a club that exudes great peace. a different claim for benefits. This change will not be a sure -fire success. “
In order to continue the upheaval, Kohler also recommended his ex-club other transfers in the coming summer.
He named the legal and left-back position and the defensive midfield as further problem areas at Borussia Dortmund.