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a few weeks ago Jörg Schmadtke had been in the public, on Saturday now the managing director of the VfL Wolfsburg appeared again. With clear words in the ZDF sports studio for the current situation - and also with plenty of self-criticism.

© imago images / regios24 "Florian is not responsible for what's just happening," says Jörg Schmadtke.

Wolfsburg's Boss about the problems and coach Kohfeldt

The VfL Wolfsburg is located in its probably the most difficult phase, since Jörg Schmadtke has taken over the rudder in the summer of 2018. The manager keeps his head towards what's going on this season and is protecting himself in front of his coach Florian Kohfeldt. In ZDF, Schmadtke talked about ...

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... the current situation after five mandatory stakes in a row: "It's a difficult phase at the moment, the traces leaves. We are currently unable to implement things as we imagine , explains Schmadtke. For the reasons for the misery, the manager remains in approximate. "There are reasons for that, the question is always how many of these reasons take you to the public. Only so briefly indicated: We have three years extremely performed with the final result that we have become fourth and qualified for the Champions League have. And then tried to go the next step in our development. And that's missing, you can not talk about it. "

... the squad: The current crash surprised insofar as the VFL could hold his success team in summer and even invested heavily in newcomers and potential regular players such as Sebastiaan Bornauw, Lukas Nmecha or Luca Waldschmidt. "If you look at such a squad, then you can say the squad is well put together, which is multi-layered, better than last year," says Schmadtke. Nevertheless, it goes downwards. "Seven defeats, that's too much for our squad." In addition, there was the alternate error in the DFB Cup, against Lille (1: 3) now followed the international end. "We are excreted on Wednesday with a disappointing performance," says Schmadtke, "we have to plug in criticism, that's fine. Nevertheless, it does not help to talk everything in rubble and ash now. Too much discussions in public are not Well, but we have to admit a few things. We have to clarify a few things internally. " What he says concretely makes Schmadtke open.

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"Florian Kohfeldt currently has to pay things that he has not to answer for." (Jörg Schmadtke)

... His responsibility: "Of course that is also a planning error," Does Schmadtke clear. The decision to go the next step in the summer with Mark van Bommel on the coach bank, proved to be wrong quickly. "We tried to bring things forward, that did not work, that's why we made a change of coaching."

... the way to turnaround: The VFL is in negative sail, the relegation place is only four points away. "We have to work on to find a base back to find a piece of far ground under the feet," calls for Schmadtke, "to start again, to bring normality into our processes."

... His coach Florian Kohfeldt: the question of whether the new coach must be worried about his job, the manager answered with a clear no. "If now 20 defeats come in a bit, he will not be to be kept, he also knows himself", sketched Schmadtke, but once again makes it clear that he no coach discussion allocate. Because: "Florian Kohfeldt currently has to pay things that he has not to answer for." At the end of October, the 39-year-old took over four defeats in a row, then won three times in his first week, currently five bankruptcies summon one behind the other. However, the coach has hardly exercise with his new team. "He had a normal training week," explains Schmadtke. "You can also register that. Otherwise, we have regenerated or prepared for the game. To push the coach the defeats in the shoes is a bit cheap in my eyes." Clearly the boss says: "Florian is not responsible for what's just happening." And Schmadtke is optimistic about the upcoming weeks and months with Kohfeldt: "We'll come out with him, because he realizes things clearly, he realizes them clearly, and because we, if we have the time we have, too be changed. "

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