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Bochum makes teaching resolution

The new coach of VfL Bochum: Peter Zeidler has been coach of FC St. Gallen since 2018 The new coach of VfL Bochum: Peter Zeidler has been coach of FC St. Gallen since 2018

Peter Zeidler has been coach of FC St. Gallen since 2018

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According to a report in BILD, Peter Zeidler would be the new coach at VfL Bochum and is anticipated to maintain VfL within the league subsequent season after a profitable relegation. He is taken into account charismatic and communicative – and his appointment has a bonus.

DVfL Bochum has discovered what it was in search of. In latest days, it had been prompt that Peter Zeidler (61) can be the brand new coach of the native membership – now the contract has been signed. BILD stories. The 61-year-old comes from the Swiss first division membership FC St. Gallen, which he has coached since 2018. In the tip, he prevailed towards André Breitenreiter (50), who was the one candidate alongside Zeidler till the tip.

The Swabian started his teaching profession on the age of twenty-two within the youth group of VfB Stuttgart. As a participant, he additionally performed in decrease leagues. Zeidler's first excessive level got here in 2008, when he was Ralf Rangnick's assistant and Hoffenheim had been promoted to the Bundesliga, even changing into autumn champions. He then went on to Tours (2nd division France), Liefering (third and 2nd division Austria), Salzburg (1st division Austria), Sion (1st division Switzerland) and Sochaux (2nd division France/right here he met Bochum boss Ilja Kaenzig) earlier than Zeidler joined St. Gallen.

Zeidler will begin with out an assistant coach at VfL Bochum

Now Bochum, BILD has already made the main points of the contract public.

  • Contract size: Zeidler has signed for 2 years – together with an extra season if the membership avoids relegation within the 2025/26 season.
  • Transfer payment: That will not be due! Since Zeidler has a very good relationship with the membership administration in St. Gallen, they’re letting him go regardless of his contract operating till 2027. For Bochum, that is in fact a superb circumstance.
  • Staff: Zeidler will initially begin with out his personal assistant coach, though he would have been entitled to at least one. Breitenreiter would have needed to carry his personal group to Castrop. In the tip, the general monetary package deal additionally spoke towards him.

Bochum is bringing in Zeidler – it's fairly doable that the deal shall be introduced at present. It shall be thrilling to see whether or not the coach, who is taken into account charismatic and communicative, can strengthen VfL once more after a weak season at instances.

Bochum sensationally saved itself within the relegation match towards Fortuna Düsseldorf final Monday. Zeidler is already the fourth Bochum coach for the reason that promotion in 2021.

In Bochum, he replaces the earlier interim coach Heiko Butscher, who took over the group each after the separation from Thomas Reis in September 2022 and after Reis' successor Thomas Letsch was given depart of absence initially of April 2024 and is returning to the second row. The former central defender Butscher, who has labored as a youth coach and briefly as assistant coach of the professionals in Bochum for the reason that finish of his profession in 2015, will coach the VfL U23 group, which can begin once more in the summertime, and can head the youth heart.

Zeidler has to arrange a shake-up within the group in Bochum. Despite staying within the league within the relegation match towards Fortuna Düsseldorf, when Bochum made up for a 0-3 first leg defeat within the second leg and received on penalties, there shall be some notable departures from VfL.

New sports activities director nonetheless being sought

The transfer of midfield engine Patrick Osterhage to SC Freiburg is a executed deal. Playmaker Kevin Stöger and the quick winger Takuma Asano may also be leaving the membership. Defence boss Keven Schlotterbeck is just on mortgage from Freiburg, and goalkeeper Andreas Luthe is ending his profession. A return of standard goalkeeper Manuel Riemann to the squad appears unlikely after his launch earlier than the 2 decisive relegation video games.

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Now that the seek for a brand new coach has ended just some days after the relegation victory, a brand new sports activities director continues to be being sought. Patrick Fabian, who was with the membership for a complete of 24 years as a youth participant, skilled and finally as supervisor, introduced on Wednesday that he was resigning from his contract, which runs till June 2025. It continues to be unclear who shall be his successor, and thus the boss of latest coach Zeidler.