Now it's official!
As BILD reported for days, David Wagner (47) becomes the new coach of FC Schalke 04, inheriting Huub Stevens (65). Receives a three-year contract until 2022.
Sports director Jochen Schneider (48): "We are delighted to have won a coach for us with David Wagner, who perfectly fits our profile of requirements: one who designs football so that the team holds the handle of the acting in their own hands, high intensity running, with the maximum speed possible, but also one who can form a team with his personality and improve the players individually. "
Wagner had coached the Huddersfield Premier League team until January, scoring blatantly in 2017 with the club in the first English league.
So Schalke! Wagner has Schalke DNA, played from 1995 to 1997 also in Gelsenkirchen.
Wagner: "From my best experience as a player, I know the power that Schalke 04 can develop when the team, clubs and fans come together. To dive back into this world and help change the current situation for the better: this is the most great motivation for me to return to the Bundesliga ".
As his future team of coaches appears, Wagner will prepare in the coming weeks.
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