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RB Leipzig – Managing Director Oliver Mintzlaff on criticism: “It pisses me off a bit”



RB Leipzig - Managing Director Oliver Mintzlaff on criticism: "It pisses me off a bit"

RB Leipzig managing director Oliver Mintzlaff does not want to let the criticism of the management of the club that fell on him last. In an RB fan talk, the 46-year-old talked about his frustration.

“Yes, I’ve made mistakes. And I make mistakes every day. Still, I only want the best for the club. But it pisses me off a bit when I hear all this legends,” rumbled Mintzlaff in a virtual fan – Round on Thursday evening.

The accusation of many fans: The 46-year-old is complicit in the current sporting misery. Sauer also comes across that Mintzlaff, as a former middle-distance runner, has no football expertise from an active career. He still has no desire to be portrayed as a “stupid”, said Mintzlaff

Most recently, the RB managing director was also in the line of fire because of the dismissal of coach Jesse Marsch. Nevertheless, there was no alternative to the step. “We made a conscious decision to coach Jesse Marsch this spring and of course we imagined the development to be different,” regretted Mintzlaff.

The result of 18 points from 14 games is “simply not enough for our demands,” the 46-year-old continued: “We decided together with Jesse that it didn’t really work out in the end. That is disappointing, and that makes us too sad and preoccupying us. But that’s also part of professional football and I face this responsibility and this decision. “

After a weak start to the season, RB Leipzig is only eleventh in the Bundesliga table. After Marsch was fired last weekend, the club confirmed Domenico Tedesco as the new coach on Thursday. This will be on the sidelines for the upcoming game against Mönchengladbach (Saturday, from 3:30 p.m. in the live ticker).