Bundesliga: Trainer Leitl leaves Fürth and changes to Hanover

It has been speculated for a long time, now it is official: after relegation from the Bundesliga, coach Stefan Leitl leaves SpVgg Greuther Fürth and changes to second division Hannover 96.

The 44-year-old receives a three-year contract with the Lower Saxony. This announced 96 on Sunday. Leitl's long-time assistant coach Andre Mijatovic also moves to Hanover.

"The obligation of Stefan Leitl as a coach is a central component in our planning. Together with him, we want to initiate a stable, sustainable and medium -term successful development," said Hannover Managing Director Martin Kind: "We are convinced that he is against the background Objective is exactly the right trainer for Hannover 96. "

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Leitl, who inherits Christoph Dabrowski in Hannover, is looking forward to the new task. "We want to create a stable foundation and successfully build something together," he said: "I'm really looking forward to a large, traditional club." Leitl has been working in Fürth since February 2019 and led the Franks to the Bundesliga last summer.


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