Markus Weinzierl is the new coach at VfB Stuttgart


After a short search, the VfB Stuttgart has found a new coach. Ex-Schalke Coach Markus Weinzierl is Korkut at the end of the Bundesliga, the successor of the on Sunday dismissed Tayfun.

Markus Weinzierl is the new coach of VfB Stuttgart. Of the Bundesliga last full pulls with the commitment of the 43-Year-old the step that had been expected by many of the media already. The former Coach of FC Schalke 04 and FC Augsburg, following the on Sunday furloughed Tayfun Korkut and receives a contract until 2020. Its first use on the VfB-Bank Weinzierl has on 20. October, of all things, during a home game against the table leaders Borussia Dortmund.

“I am really looking forward to the task. The VfB is a big club that is currently in a physically difficult Situation. Nevertheless, I am of the potential of the team and the club is convinced. I’ve watched the Bundesliga in the past few months and am eager to begin working with my new team,” said Weinzierl in an official Statement.

More Offensive car

Also sporting Director Michael Reschke commented after heavy days optimistic: “With Markus Weinzierl, we have committed a absolutely success-hungry coach who knows the League and knows exactly what is important in our Situation. We are convinced that with Weinzierl the right coach for our VfB obliged. He will develop our team.”

Weinzierl is the VfB is already the eleventh coach in five years. And he is likely to be for Reschke to the degree the knife. Also, the Experiment goes wrong with Weinzierl, would be the head of sports in the criticism. The credibility of the 61-Year-old has suffered a scratch, after he leave Korkut, even though he had expressed a few hours earlier, the public trust.

For Weinzierl, it will go in the first place, to give the team a bolder style of play. Predecessor Korkut had, in spite of the offensive signings in the summer break from his extremely defensive style of play solve.

asz/ck (dpa, sid)