FC Schalke 04: As long as the new coach should sign

The climb is done, now the course for the coming season is to be set at FC Schalke 04. One of the most important questions: Who is actually sitting on the bench as a new coach? And: Which contract is the person being equipped with? At least to the last question, there may be a little more clarity.

The time of Mike Büskens as head coach of FC Schalke was extremely successful. The 54-year-old drove eight victories from nine games, in this way he secured his heart’s club not only the direct path back to the Bundesliga, but also the championship in the 2nd division. For this, a 2-1 win was enough in Nuremberg on Sunday.

But after the season, Büskens definitely no longer wants to be the main person responsible for the sidelines and would rather devote himself to his job as an assistant again. “The job as head coach can not only be very entertaining, but also very short -lived. However, I want continuity in my work, and therefore the decision to go back to the second row is just right,” explained Büskens against the “Redaktion network Germany “its decision.

It is still open who will follow the promotion coach. According to the “kicker”, it is clear that Schalke 04 is aiming to equip the new strong man with a two -year contract. Means: After the experiences of the past few months and years, it is still careful in Gelsenkirchen and dispenses with too long terms. At the same time, the new but also a perspective is given beyond the coming season.

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The Treaty of Büskens predecessor Dimitrios Grammozis, of which the 54-year-old took over in early March, extended itself by another year by promotion. Included: a significant increase in salary for the German-Greek, who continues to be on Schalke’s payroll.