FC Schalke 04 is struggling to find a successor for the dismissed coach Frank Kramer. Also the Austrian Christian Ilzer from Sturm Graz, who loudly picturereport is said to be a candidate is apparently not available.
Sturm’s sports director Andreas Schicker said small newspaper“that we are definitely not thinking about giving up Christian Ilzer”.
But there hasn’t been any request from the Bundesliga promoted, he emphasized. Ilzer (45) took over the job as head coach at the Austrian Bundesliga club in the summer of 2020. “We want to continue on this road to success,” said Schicker: “Christian also has a contract until the summer of 2024.”
According to media reports, Schalke also received a rejection from Bruno Labbadia (56). The Royal Blues, who have slipped to 17th place after four Bundesliga bankruptcies in a row, parted ways with Kramer after the 5-1 debacle in the DFB Cup at TSG Hoffenheim on Wednesday morning.
On Thursday afternoon, the club management announced that assistant coach Matthias Kreutzer would take care of the team in the away game on Sunday (5:30 p.m. / DAZN) at Hertha BSC.