Joachim Löw names successor candidates - and forgets Jürgen Klopp
- Joachim Löw trusts Stefan Kuntz to succeed
- National coach Löw also brings Marcus Sorg into play
- Joachim Löw forgets to call Jürgen Klopp
Joachim Löw did not miss it and looked past the U21 European Championship final between Spain and Germany. Löw saw a dedicated German team, which had to give up against partly strong playing Spaniards with 1: 2.
On the sideline was U21 coach Stefan Kuntz, who led his DFB youngster successfully into the final and attracted by his expertise and his interpersonal nature a very positive. Some experts brought Kuntz therefore already as Löw successor into the game.
Joachim Löw names two successor candidates
Asked whether Löw can imagine the U21 coach as a successor, the coach told "Bild": "Yes, of course, absolutely." Stefan has done an excellent job in the years he is now at the DFB has a very good address to the team, he has a lot of empathy, he has twice reached the final, we always have a close match - the players coming up are very well prepared. "
For Oliver Bierhoff, coaching question is not yet
Remarkable in the statements of Löw is that he leaves Jürgen Klopp - the success coach of Liverpool FC and current Champions League winner - completely out of the blue. Klopp is regarded by many fans as one of the ideal candidates for Löw if it should stop in 2002.
DFB Director Oliver Bierhoff said: "We see that we have good coaches in our own ranks, Marcus Sorg represented Löw outstandingly when he was ill, Stefan Kuntz has international experience and I'm not worried about the emergency Stefan Kuntz can trust the job of the national coach - I will answer that question if it arises. "
After WM-Aus 2018: Löw continues anyway
Joachim Loew started his career in 2006 as a national coach when he took over the office of Jürgen Klinsmann. Previously Löw worked from 2004 to 2006 as his assistant. Löw's biggest success was winning the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil. In 2010, Löw became the head coach with the German national team World Cup third and 2008 Vice European Champion. In 2012 and 2016 he stood with the DFB team in the European Championship semi-final.
After the bitter end of the 2018 World Cup in Russia - when Germany failed in the preliminary round - many expected a resignation of Löw. But the national coach decided to continue to initiate a generation change in the DFB team.