Official | Hoffenheim appoint André Breitenreiter as head coach

André Breitenreiter has been appointed as Hoffenheim head coach, succeeding Sebastian Hoeneß. 

The 48-year-old has signed a contract until 2024 having left Swiss side FC Zürich, where he recently won the league title. 

Breitenreiter discussed his new project with Hoffenheim by saying: “I’m very ambitious about my job in Hoffenheim. In the past 15 years in the first division, TSG has developed into an enrichment for German football in many ways. Your principles of being offensive, courageous, flexible and active are absolutely in line with my idea of ​​the game, so I’m looking forward to our future together and my return to the Bundesliga.”

The clubs director of football Alexander Rosen welcomed the new appointment: “André Breitenreiter is a very ambitious coach who, with his attacking game idea, is an excellent fit for TSG. In addition to his technical expertise, he convinces from the first moment with his engaging, emphatic manner. He stands for team spirit, passion and communication and has worked successfully in all of his previous positions.” 

Having finished in a somewhat disappointing 9th position this season, Hoffenheim will be hoping that Breitenreiter can bring European football back to the club.

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