Verbeek know nothing of their alleged dismissal from VfL Bochum

Verbeek know nothing of their alleged dismissal from VfL Bochum

Gertjan Verbeek is Monday night, according to several German media dismissed as coach of VfL Bochum. The trainer want the news not yet confirm.

“I am now on the way to the club, we have about a gespek”, says Verbeek against NUsport. “The club will then have to come out if there is any news. I can now not to pre-empt.”

“I don’t know how Bild and other media to this information. There’s probably someone leaked to the press.”

The former coach of Heracles Almelo, sc Heerenveen, Feyenoord, AZ and 1.FC Nürnberg started in december 2014 to work in Bochum. Under Verbeek, the club finished in the last two and a half years of the fifteenth, eleventh and fifth in the Second Bundesliga.


The 54-year-old Verbeek has with Bochum a contract until mid-2018. With the 37-year-old Ismail Atalan of Sportfreunde Lotte would provide the club already has a successor snared. Last season he switched to the club from the Dritte Liga DFB-Pokal Werder Bremen and Bayer Leverkusen and Borussia Dortmund in the quarter finals to a strong pale.

Bochum is preparing currently in the Limburg Vaals for the new season. That starts about three weeks with a home game against Sankt Pauli.

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