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Mark Uth (29) is back home. After a very bitter season at Schalke 04, the Porzer hopes for better times at his heart club. After the attacker saved FC from relegation during his last loan interlude, he wants to prove his importance for the club again under coach Steffen Baumgart (49).

  • Mark Uth is happy to return to 1. FC Köln
  • Attackers want to make Schalke forget the horror season
  • Uth is looking forward to working with Steffen Baumgart

It was a tough start for Mark Uth on his FC return. Because before the ball finally rolls on Monday (July 5th), the FC professionals will be put through the mangle at the weekend by the athletics coaches Max Weuthen and Leif Frach. A sweaty job. “The sessions without a ball are not among footballers’ favorite pastimes. But they are essential to start the new season fit, ”says Uth on the FC homepage.

Mark Uth is happy about his return to 1. FC Köln after a horror year at Schalke 04

Despite the hardships, the attacker is happy to be back home. Now it is important to get the catastrophic season at Schalke, including the ugly scenes after relegation, when Uth was chased by angry fans around half the Veltins-Arena, out of his head.

“I used the vacation to switch off a bit and to relax. We should allow the body to rest for two weeks, then we started our runs. Now I’m looking forward to seeing the guys again and starting the preparation with them, ”says Uth, full of anticipation.

Mark Uth is happy to work with Steffen Baumgart

It is not just the old and new colleagues that the former national player is looking forward to. Uth is particularly looking forward to working with new trainer Baumgart. To this end, he has already asked some colleagues in the industry in advance.

“I’m looking forward to working with Steffen Baumgart. I’ve only heard good things about him from his former players and his attacking style of play naturally suits me as a striker, ”said Uth.

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The returnees will now fight for the place in the striker with Sebastian Andersson (29) and Anthony Modeste (33) in the coming season.

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