Borussia Dortmund: Continue with coach Favre

Borussia Dortmund will go with coach Lucien Favre in the new season. The confirmed sports Director Michael Zorc on Thursday. "We go in this constellation in th

Borussia Dortmund: Continue with coach Favre

Borussia Dortmund will go with coach Lucien Favre in the new season. The confirmed sports Director Michael Zorc on Thursday. "We go in this constellation in the new season. We want to attack,“ said Zorc before the season finale on Saturday (15.30 clock in the F. A. Z.-Liveticker for the football Bundesliga and Sky) against TSG Hoffenheim.

Favre has the BVB still has a contract until June 2021. Head of sports, Zorc announced now in early talks about an extension of the contract: "internally We have a very large relationship of trust, and the conversations are sure to lead, in due course of time." Favre not insists: "I have a contract until 2021, and it is too early to talk about it".

In his first two years in Dortmund, the Swiss stayed with the BVB without a title, he led his Team twice to second place behind Bayern Munich. The Dortmunder often lost the crucial matches. After the 0:1 against Bayern Favre was the focus of the critics, because of the occasionally as a procrastinator chided coach and his team in key moments, appeared to be hesitant. In particular, Sky-expert Lothar Matthäus had started a discussion. Already possible successors such as Niko Kovac and Erik ten Haag had been traded from Ajax Amsterdam.

Updated Date: 25 June 2020, 08:20

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