Sport Borussia Dortmund remains relaxed when looking for a coach: "Don't let us drift"
Gladbach sets Dortmund on fire
© Supplied by Sofoot Borussia Mönchengladbach 4-2 Borussia Dortmund Goals: Elvedi (11th, 32nd), Bensebaini (49th), Thuram (78th) for Fohlen // Haaland (22nd , 28th) for Dortmund An ever more rococo “Borussico”. The show was still honored as it should be between the two Borussias, but it was Gladbach who was the best driver against Dortmund on Friday night.
wants to take its time answering the coach question. This was confirmed by managing director Hans-Joachim Watzke in an interview with the . The 61-year-old did not want to comment on potential candidates.
A timely decision on who will take over the coaching position at Borussia Dortmund for the coming season is not to be expected, as Hans-Joachim Watzke emphasized. "At some point" you want to decide on the coach question, so the managing director of BVB, "we don't let ourselves drift and take all the time we need".
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Edin Terzic has been an interim trainer since mid-December. Lucien Favre's successor won six out of ten competitive games, but lost to Union Berlin (1: 2), Bayer Leverkusen (1: 2) and Borussia Mönchengladbach (2: 4). Under his leadership, BVB is playing "better football again," said Watzke, but it remains to be seen whether the 38-year-old will keep the post beyond the summer or be replaced.
"We're very relaxed about that. Edin and us have been as open as possible. For many years," Watzke emphasized. Sports director Michael Zorc and licensed player manager Sebastian Kehl were in charge of the coaching question, and Watzke himself wanted to hold back on "assessing the sporting situation" because he was "very far away from the team" due to the corona pandemic.
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Watzke does not want to comment on specific names: "It would be disrespectful to talk about a coach who is currently working for another club," he said. So far there has been uniform speculation that Terzic will be replaced in the summer; According to matching media reports, Borussia Mönchengladbach's head coach Marco Rose is the ideal solution for those responsible for BVB.
, who was born in Leipzig, hired the club in the Niederrhein region in 2019 and led the club to thein its first season, but has been waiting for a commitment for weeks and, according to Sport Bild, should have an exit clause of five million euros. Gladbach's sporting director Max Eberl is hoping for a prompt decision from the 44-year-old (quoted via ): "We want to have clarity as quickly as possible. We will come to an agreement quickly, and Marco will decide to a certain extent so that we have planning security . "
Erling Haaland, Jadon Sancho reportedly on Borussia Dortmund 'emergency sale list' .
The Black and Yellow's slim chances of playing Champions League football next year have forced the club to make plans to sell.Dortmund currently sit sixth in the Bundesliga standings, well outside where they need to be to ensure Champions League qualification next season. Should they miss out on Europe's premier club competition, the financial hit could force the club to sell off the likes of Erling Haaland or Jadon Sancho — and Dortmund have apparently already started planning for the potential departures.