A lot of question marks in the SGE: storm clouds over the Concord

There is a strange weather situation on the Frankfurt Eintracht. Not a breeze stirring in the sky in the humid, sweltering August heat, nothing happens, but it

A lot of question marks in the SGE: storm clouds over the Concord

There is a strange weather situation on the Frankfurt Eintracht. Not a breeze stirring in the sky in the humid, sweltering August heat, nothing happens, but it is tucked up above the storm clouds. You don't have to be pushed in front of the sun, but no one knows whether the threat of severe weather clears easily, or it will come to the outbreak and may damage leaves.

Peter Hess

sports editor.

F. A. Z.

First of all: The harmony has no money. The first is less bad than it sounds, because the is, with few exceptions, all of the competitors so because of the effects of the Corona-crisis. And the Frankfurt tradition of the club is positioned financially even comparatively well through the recent increase in the equity and high income through the two years in the Europa League. But the whole capital is tied up: the Takeover of the stadium by the stadium expansion and the establishment of the new professional camps. And so, the revenue loss effect by Corona on the liquidity of the harmony just as devastating as in the case of the Bundesliga clubs, which the water stands in contrast to the frankfurters – up to the neck. Some of them have in the Moment even more, given that you have taken the help of the countries and municipalities in the claim.

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The city of Frankfurt is struggling to bolster its professional football club, although he has become in the past few years, a very outstanding Ambassador of the main metropolis, but its citizens are committed. It proved to be a stubborn negotiating partner when it came to the design of the new stadium agreement that governs the rights and obligations. The overall situation for the Eintracht has become in comparison to the expired contract, although significantly better, but it is also more at risk. Over 15 million euros in operating costs want to first of all be generated if no or only very limited – spectators are welcome to attend the events in the Arena. Also in the renegotiation of the rent to take into account this fact, the city is not overly responsive.

Where is the Haller-money remains?

That built-in transfer remained revenue for Sébastien Haller so far, will exacerbate the current situation. West Ham United is two payments in arrears. The contractual situation is clear, peace will come to you of money, just a matter of when?

Until then, the of sports Board Fredi Bobic has been frequently stressed sentence is: "You can only shop if you have money." First of all, a professional has to be sold before a new one can be obliged. And in contrast to numerous reports, the Eintracht has yet to receive any official request, let alone an offer for your sales candidate Kostic, hinteregger and Ndicka. But this can be no Surprise, since in the European Cup, still diligent is played, the transfer window in seven weeks to close and many clubs want to wait for the development on the market.

This In-the-air-Hang is also delayed by the extension of the contract with coach Adi Hütter. It had yet to clarify some of the points to be noted, the Austrians repeatedly to the question of when to 1. July will be renewed in 2021 expiring contract. The speculation is not very daring, that it will go hardly to be content, but to the future quality of the squad. The very ambitious Vorarlberg is the humble Trainer, he was, on his arrival in Frankfurt. At the time, he said he was working with the players, he can get pre-sets. Hütter has developed with the success of his self-consciousness, and his influence. What has given him his sports management Board. Bobic is set in any of recommitment against his Conviction, the signature under the contract. On the other hand, Bobic had to do with the transfer of hinteregger, Sow, Ilsanker and, most recently, making no great Persuasion to his coach, all four of them knows Hütter long very well.

Updated Date: 17 August 2020, 06:19

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