Huub Stevens will sit on the bench at Schalke 04 as an interim coach over the past two video games of the 12 months. Numerous German media report Friday that the 67-year-old membership icon will briefly exchange the dismissed Manuel Baum.
Stevens emphasised earlier this 12 months that he has undoubtedly stopped as a coach. Based on the German soccer journal Kicker the Dutchman returns to Schalke alone for Saturday’s necessary Bundesliga sport with Arminia Bielefeld and Tuesday’s cup match towards the modest SSV Ulm.
The Gelsenkirchen membership has not but confirmed Baum’s resignation and the short-term return of Stevens, who’s on the supervisory board.
Schalke has been in a deep monetary and sporting disaster for a while. ‘Die Königsblauen’ have been 28 league matches in a row with out a win and are final within the Bundesliga with 4 factors from twelve video games.
The poor outcomes led to the dismissal of coach David Wagner on the finish of September. The 41-year-old Baum then signed a contract till mid-2022, however he was additionally unable to show the tide.
Stevens is taken into account Schalke’s most profitable coach ever. The Limburger led the membership in his first interval (1996-2002) to a victory within the UEFA Cup and twice to the German Cup. He returned for a 12 months as a coach in 2011 and was additionally an interim coach on the finish of the 2018/2019 season.
Huub Stevens saved Schalke 04 from relegation in 2019. (Photograph: Professional Photographs)
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