Borussia Dortmund reportedly wants to sign Peter Hermann, who was assistant coach at Schalke 04 last season, as an assistant to the BVB coaching team. Marwin Hitz’s new club is set. Also: The BVB stars react to Marco Rose’s farewell. You can find all the news and rumors about BVB here.
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BVB, rumour: Hermann is to become the new assistant coach
On Friday it was announced that BVB is parting ways with head coach Marco Rose. According to information from Ruhr news Edin Terzic, who held the post of coach after Lucien Favre and before Rose, is the favorite to succeed him. According to sky Terzic should be provided with an experienced assistant in Peter Hermann.
70-year-old Hermann has a lot of experience as a coach in the first and second Bundesliga and has managed to get promoted as assistant coach at Schalke 04 this season. As assistant coach to Jupp Heynckes, he won the treble with FC Bayern, among other things and three German championships.
His contract with Dortmund’s archrival runs until June 30, so a transfer fee would not be due. The talks between those responsible at BVB and Hermann are said to be ongoing, but no decision has yet been made.
In addition, Terzic’s former assistant coach Sebastian Geppert, who is currently coaching the Dortmund U17s, is also to become part of the new coaching team.
BVB, News: Marwin Hitz signs in Basel
BVB’s previous substitute goalkeeper, Marwin Hitz, is moving to FC Basel. The 34-year-old has signed a contract until 2025 and is leaving Borussia on a free transfer after four seasons.
Hitz was in goal a total of 181 times in 14 years in the Bundesliga. In addition to Dortmund, the keeper played for FC Augsburg and VfL Wolfsburg – in the future he will play for Basel, where he has better chances of a regular place than at BVB, where Gregor Kobel is seeded.
In addition to Hitz, Roman Bürki will also leave BVB for the MLS, the 31-year-old will move to St. Louis City. Replacements for the two outgoing keepers are also already available. According to sky Alexander Meyer von Jahn Regensburg should probably become the new number two in Dortmund.
BVB, News: Dortmund stars react to Rose-Aus
After Marco Rose left as BVB head coach, Marius Wolf was the first Dortmund professional to thank his former coach. “Thank you coach! Always straight, clear and honest since day 1. A lot for the club, no matter how difficult the circumstances were. Good luck in everything that is to come,” wrote Wolf on Instagram.
A little later, Julian Brandt announced: “Good luck and only the best for you, Coach. Thanks for everything.”
Mats Hummels also thanked Rose for his commitment to BVB: “Thank you for everything, coach, from the first second to the end you have always been there with passion and so much commitment. Which really wasn’t always easy. I wish you a lot Good luck and success in whatever is to come.”