Borussia Dortmund coach Marco Rose has been sacked after just one season of responsibility, the club has confirmed.
The club’s summer rebuilding will include the search for a new coach after they announced today that they have separated from the German coach.
“This is not an easy day for all of us, because the mutual admiration between us was and remains strong. After a season that was unsatisfactory for various reasons, we had to realize that in many areas we did not reach the maximum,” Dortmund CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke said in a statement. Friday “from our capabilities”.
Rose himself added: “Despite the difficult season with so many uncontrollable matters, I was convinced of our way. During our conversation, I had the impression that the 100% conviction of all those responsible no longer existed. In the end, we decided together to end the collaboration. “.
45 years led Dortmund to second place in the German Bundesliga this season, despite being eight points behind champions Bayern Munich.
BVB was also knocked out by the DFB-Pokal League in the round of 16, losing to second division St Pauli, and its performance in Europe was also disappointing. Having finished third on goal difference in a group of UEFA Champions League, they fell into their first Europa League hurdle – losing to finalist Rangers.