Only recently, Matthias Sammer extended his contract as a board advisor from Borussia Dortmund until June 30, 2025. VfB Stuttgart previously acted a cancellation of the former BVB master coach.
With the VFB Stuttgart Matthias Sammer connects a long history. From 1990, the Swabia were the first station of the former GDR selection player in the West. In 1992 he celebrated his first German championship with the VfB.
In 2004, he also returned to Stuttgart as Chef coach. For a year, Liaison held, then Sammer’s contract was dissolved due to massive Borussia Dortmunding results.
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However, a good Leumund estimated in football Germany as acclaimed expert 54-year-old in the state capital Baden-Württemberg, but obviously still – so good that Sammer was a topic in the current transition in the leadership of the VfB according to “Borussia Dortmund Image”.
Accordingly, Borussia Dortmunds director Sven Jeintat planned, the European Champion of 1996 as a Borussia Dortmunds board to the Bundesliga-15. to trick into. First discussions between the two had even taken place, it says.
Mislinat and Sammer know and appreciate the report. The VFB Borussia Dortmunds director would have allegedly even dispensed with its own promotion in favor of the former DFB Borussia Dortmundsmanager.
Advisory contract extended at BVB
Sammer, however, said Mislinat and thus remained at his attitude, after his mild stroke in 2016, which led to the departure as a Borussia Dortmunds board of FC Bayern, no longer want to work in the operating business.
At BVB, Sammer acts only in the background, even though his word has great weight, especially in managing directors Hans-Joachim Watzke. With the extension of his consultant contract, he finally acquainted itself despite the Stuttgart interest then without if and but to Borussia.
On the VFB, Alexander Wehrle took over the post of the Borussia Dortmunds board. The former managing director of 1. FC Cologne also also deems as CEO.