VFL Wolfsburg Florian Kohfeldt becomes new head coach

After the dismissal of Mark van Bommel, the VfL Wolfsburg committed a successor to the hurry: Florian Kohfeldt is intended to return to the Champions League participant.

Florian Kohfeldt is back on the Bundesliga stage: The 39-year-old should lead the VFL Wolfsburg back to the trace of success after the failed experiment with Mark Van Bommel. Only 48 hours after the discharge of the Dutchman, the ambitious factory club announced the prominent successor solution.

Kohfeldt burns five months after his departure at Werder Bremen on the new job with a contract until 2023. In this team, there is a lot of quality and dynamics and we will work together to bring it back to the place, said the 39- Year old who will give his debut on Saturday (15.30 clock) in the Bundesliga game near Bayer Leverkusen: I did not have to think for a long time to accept this challenge. This is an exciting task that I am very happy.

On Thursday, the coach of the year 2018, who had to go in Bremen just before the descent last season, is officially presented at the tablesposs. He will now use the short time until the next game, especially to lead many conversations and gain a first overview, says Kohfeldt. InterimStrainer Michael Frontzeck moves back to the second row.

VfL Wolfsburg Already eight games without victory

The sporty leadership of the VFL is confident to stop the last fatal trend quickly. Eight mandatory games are the wolves without victory, four Bundesliga defeats conceded them in a row. We are glad that we could achieve agreement with Florian Kohfeldt agreement and are convinced that he can identify with our way and we will return to success with him, said VfL sports director Marcel Schäfer.

After the separation of the Van Bommel committed to the separation of the Van Bommel, many conversations made and a selection of possible candidates met, shepherd adopted. In the end, he decided jointly with Managing Director Jörg Schmadtke for Kohfeldt and not for Edin Terzic, the technical director of Borussia Dortmund, or Domenico Tedesco, which were also considered candidates.

Kohfeldt was the favorite to the surcharge. He quickly rose to a shooting star of the scene after his appointment to the chef coach in Bremen at the end of 2017. His last year of the year at Werder, however, was very successful. In Wolfsburg he wants to show with a much stronger squad that he is too higher.


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