The FC Schalke 04 has a successor to a day after the separation of head coach Dimitrios Grammozis. Mike Büskens takes over to the end of the season as an interim trainer.
The second division announced on Monday night. The previous co-trainer explained his willingness to jump as an interim trainer for the remaining nine league games.
Since Büsken has been tested positive on Sunday on Corona, his job entry is delayed first. Until further notice, Matthias Kreutzer will lead the training sessions. Büskens' use on Sunday in the game at FC Ingolstadt depends on its recovery history, currently the ex-professional is symptom-free.
Over the week, the club wants to announce the further composition of the trainer team.
"We are very pleased that Mike's Bükens has agreed to support our proposal to support the club in the current phase by moving in the first row at short notice. We are 100 percent convinced that BUYO is the right choice for the final phase of Season is, "said sport director Rouven Schröder. "He lives Schalke and Gelsenkirchen 24 hours a day and will give everything that we have the chance to promotion to the Bundesliga until the last matchday."
Schalke 04: Bücke gets advice from Stevens
Bücke, who won the UEFA Cup as a player with Schalke in 1997, should then continue to work as a wizard in the new trainer team. "When Rouven came to me on Sunday afternoon, I first searched the conversation with my family and with Huub Stevens," said the 53-year-old. "Everyone gave me to take the task to the end of the season."
It is now about "celebrating the maximum out of the remaining nine games", supplemented wüskens. "All this can only be used as a sworn community, if we give everything together and bring the potential that puts in the team - footballery as character. In the team we will tackle this task with full force."
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The royal blue had separated on Sunday after the 3: 4 defeat against Hansa Rostock and slipping on six place six of Grammozis.