Sandro Wagner took over Nils Petersen’s job after SC Freiburg’s 2-0 win over VfL Wolfsburg on Friday evening DAZN-Expert offered.
“I’ll stop in the shop, a place will be free here,” said Wagner to Petersen: “You have time, I just want to pass the offer on to you. It’s fun to get in here. I think you’re good at it. You analyze well, you’re a good guy, you fit in well here. From that point of view, you’re welcome to take over here.”
The background: The former Bayern professional Wagner changes after the season ZDF. Striker Petersen is retiring after eight years at SC Freiburg after the game at Eintracht Frankfurt next Saturday.
“These are blatant footsteps, I have to say,” replied the 34-year-old Petersen: “There’s so much football coming at the moment, but when Sandro Wagner comments, I like to listen. That’s not to say honey around the mouth. There won’t be beat around the bush, he has a few good sayings ready. Why not, why not!”
Wagner ended his career in China at Tianjin Teda in 2020 and is currently a coach for the fourth division club SpVgg Unterhaching in addition to his job as a TV expert. With Haching he secured the championship in the Bavarian regional league and is fighting for promotion to the 3rd division in the relegation. Nevertheless, the 35-year-old stops at the end of the season.
Petersen moved from Werder Bremen to Freiburg in 2015. In the current season he completed 38 competitive games for the Breisgauer, in which he scored three goals and one assist.