Marco Rose to take charge of Leipzig instead of Tedesco

German football club Leipzig appointed Marco Rose as team coach on Thursday in a deal that runs until 2024, a day after the sacking of Italian-German Domenico Tedesco due to poor results.

Rose was born in Leipzig and defended the colors of the city club between 1995 and 2000 and has continued to live in it since he was dismissed from technical duties in the summer with his former team Borussia Dortmund.

Rose will control Leipzig in his first home match against his former side Dortmund on Saturday in the sixth stage of the local league, and next week he will be the guest against his other former team, Borussia Mönchengladbach (2019-2021).

Rose was sacked from his position at Dortmund despite leading the team to second place last season.

Rose, with Austrian side Salzburg, which is owned by Red Bull, which also owns its new team Leipzig, won the local league title twice before moving to the Bundesliga.

And German newspaper Bild reported that Rose flew to Leipzig on Thursday in a private jet from Salzburg, where he watched the land owner draw 1-1 against AC Milan in the first round of the group stage. Champions League.

Rose, who began his coaching career at Lokomotiv Leipzig in the 2012-2013 season, will be assisted by several assistants, including former player Alexander Zikler, Frank Gedek and Marco Kurt.

The media also mentioned Leipzig’s contract with Max Eberl as the club’s sporting director, who previously held the same position during the Rose era at Borussia Mönchengladbach.

On the other hand, Tedesco was sacked from his position despite leading Leipzig to their first title in their history after winning the local cup competition last season due to a modest start this season with just 5 points. after the victory. two draws and two defeats in five Premier League events to finish in eleventh place.

Leipzig have decided to terminate the contract with Tedesco after losing 1-4 to the Ukrainian Shakhtar (Donetsk) on Tuesday at the start of the main continental tournament.

Source: AFP

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