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With him in charge, the sporty decline of Schalke 04 began in January 2020, on the second match day of last season David Wagner (49) was fired after months of unsuccessfulness. Now the ex-Schalke coach has found a new club, but not on the island, but in Switzerland.

  • Ex-Schalke coach David Wagner has a new job
  • Wagner becomes a trainer at Young Boys Bern
  • Wagner was traded as a coach at West Bromwich Albion

David Wagner is the new trainer at Young Boys Bern! The 49-year-old was also traded at the English Premier League relegated West Bromwich Albion. According to media reports, the advanced talks between Wagner and the “Throstles” should have failed on the home stretch.

So now Wagner is drawn to the Alps and not, as suspected a few days ago, to the island.

Young Boys Bern: David Wagner is drawn to Switzerland

“It is now common knowledge that the Young Boys do a very good job and follow a clear philosophy,” said Wagner, according to the club’s announcement.

In Bern, he succeeds Gerardo Seoane (42), who will be on the sidelines at Bayer Leverkusen from next season.

David Wagner has been unemployed since being kicked out of Schalke

Wagner has been without a job since his release from FC Schalke in September 2020. Initially, no information was given about his contract term with the Swiss capital club.

Young Boys sports director Christoph Spycher (43) said that talks had been held with several candidates. With Wagner you “immediately noticed that it fits – both in terms of football and humanity”. (dpa / cw)

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