FC Augsburg has apparently found a successor to Marcus Wengierl. According to media reports, Enrico Massen is about to become the new coach. However, the last detail still needs to be clarified.
According to media reports, FC Augsburg is about to sign coach Enrico Massen.
TV broadcaster Sky reported that the final details for Marcus Vengierl’s successor are still to be clarified. “Build” named the 38-year-old as a favorite for a free job with the Bundesliga soccer club. Massen is currently the coach of the second team at Borussia Dortmund. Augsburger did not comment on the report when asked.
Massen, born in Wismar in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, has been in charge of BVB’s U23 since the summer of 2020 and has managed to be promoted from the regional league to the third division with talented players. That season, the team finished ninth there and had nothing to do with relegation. Maasen previously worked as a coach at SV Drochtersen/Assel and SV Rodinghausen.
Brilliant Weinzierl finish
Weinzierl announced his departure on the Sky TV channel after FC Augsburg’s last Bundesliga game against SpVgg Greuther Fürth (2-1) on 14 May. He had not previously informed manager Stefan Reuter of his move. According to Weinzierl, there were no talks about extending his contract until the end of the season. It was valid only till the end of June. The renewal of the agreement was actually considered a formality. “Several reasons” were the deciding factor in saying goodbye, Vanzierle said.
In April 2021, Weinzierl returned to FCA as a ray of hope. He replaced Heiko Herlich in three games before the end of the season. FC Augsburg was 13th in the table. – And it was after the day of the last match. The goal of staying up was achieved as of this season. The Fuggerstadt team finished the season in 14th place, but Reuters expected more from the team.
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