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Radio announces contract renewal

Football Bundesliga Fortuna Dusseldorf will probably extend the contract with Coach Friedhelm Funkel this week by another season until summer 2021.

The new contract will only enter into force, however, if the 66-year-old with the Rhineland countries makes the class stop. ” It looks good, but it hasn’t been signed yet. We are still in talks,”said Funkel on demand to the”SID”.

Due to the 4:2 success of Archrival 1. FC Cologne near Eintracht Frankfurt has fallen back on Wednesday to a direct descent point. After six consecutive games, Dusseldorf occupies rank 17. Recently, Funkel and his team took three major defeats at FC Augsburg (0:3), against RB Leipzig (0:3) and Borussia Dortmund (0:5).

In March 2016, Funkel had the highest drop in the second. Bundesliga and the two-time DFB Cup winner before the crash into the 3rd. League preserved. 2018, the former pro with the luck made it back to the Bundesliga and reached last season square ten.

Funkel before the game in Berlin “in combat mode”

At the beginning of the year Funkel had been fired in the training camp in Marbella by the then CEO Robert Schafer virtually on his own for the season end, At that time, this decision was withdrawn and the contract was even renewed. On Sunday (15:30 o’clock), Fortuna disputes its last round against the Ascended Union Berlin. “The final round of the game is the”Uprising Union Berlin.” I’m kind of in combat mode. We need an energy performance against the Union, as we have not had this season. This game is extremely important!” said Sparkel before the match against the guests from Copenhagen.