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Schmadtke comments on the Wolfsburg coaching question

The search for the coach at VfL Wolfsburg could drag on.

“I think we need a little time for it. Because it is a difference whether you will change a team in a current season or whether you are doing it now after the season,” said Managing Director Jörg Schmadtke of the “Wolfsburger Allgemeine Zeitung “.

“We have to show ourselves again: What do we want? And what do we get in the end? On Sunday, the Bundesliga club surprisingly ended the collaboration with coach Florian Kohfeldt. In October of last year, the VfL leadership presented as successor two days after the separation from Mark van Bommelt Kohfeldt.

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According to information from the “Bild”, Thomas Reis, currently a coach at VfL Bochum, is said to have sparked Wolfsburg interest. “If there is an inquiry, I would listen to everything,” said Reis. “That is part of the business.” Ex-VfL striker André Breitenreiter is also said to be a candidate. The 48-year-old had recently led FC Zurich to the title in Switzerland. In addition, Matthias Jaissle (Salzburg) as well as Adi Hütter and Sandro Schwarz are considered candidates.

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Schmadtke calls for a different attitude of stars of VfL Wolfsburg

Managing Director Jörg Schmadtke demands a rethink in the team after the mixed season of VfL Wolfsburg.

“Another attitude is needed so that we can create physical conditions that enable us to implement our game in 90 or more minutes,” said the 58-year-old of the “Wolfsburger Allgemeine Zeitung”.

The current table-13. The Bundesliga has to develop a game idea that we are not only convinced of in theory, but also on which the team also has a great pleasure. “

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Schmadtke blamed a “fitness problem” for the inconsistent season with a change of coach, inconsistent performance and relegation battle, which was a constant companion. “On the one hand, the athletic requirements that you simply need in the Bundesliga have not been reached. And on the other hand, there were a variety of egoisms in our group.”

The international participation would have led to a convenience among some players. “One or the other may have said: Fourth place internationally three times in a row, we did it, we did it, we know how to do it.” The Champions League participation in this season with a supposedly lighter group did not bring participation for the round of 16: “In the end, that was something like a fire accelerator. And we almost would not have been deleted this fire,” he said about the problem of the problem Convenience