Hertha Berlin have announced they have relieved Fredi Bobic of his sporting director duties after their 3-0 loss to Union Berlin on Saturday.
The club announced that the steering committee and supervisory board came to the conclusion. Hertha are set to hold a press conference on Sunday at 13:00 CET.
Bobic joined Hertha as their sporting director in 2021 from Eintracht Frankfurt and during his tenure in the capital, he also joined the DFB’s supervisory board. He had a contract that lasted until 2024 with Hertha.
During his time at Hertha, Bobic was part of the decision to hire three different managers in Tayfun Korkut, Felix Magath and Sandro Schwarz. Last season, the club scraped safety beating Hamburg in the relegation playoff.
The club currently find themselves 17th in the Bundesliga and are winless in the first three games of the year. On Saturday they also lost the Berlin derby for the fifth time in a row cementing themselves as Berlin’s second club.
GGFN | Jack Meenan