FC Schalke 04, the last critic of the Bundesliga, has become a skilled trainer assistant. Seppo Eichkorn returns to the royal flowers. This was confirmed by the royal flowers on Thursday.
“We have come to know and appreciate Seppo in the course of his scouting activity over the past year and a half. That is why we are convinced that he will be a really good addition for our t e am,”Schalke’s head coach Domenico Tedesco explained the decision. The 62-year-old travels to Benidorm/Spain with the S04 trot on Friday with the S04 trot to the training camp. Previously known as Felix Magath’s right-hand man in football Germany.
Eichkorn was a co-trainer under Felix Magath at VfB Stuttgart (2001 to 2004) at FC Bavaria Munich (2004 to 2007) and VfL Wolfsburg (2007 to 2009) and won several German championships among others.
After Magaths Leaving FC Schalke in the year 2011, the assistant coach stayed in the club for two more years, supporting the later S04 trainers Ralf Rangnick, Huub Stevens and Jens Keller until 2013. Eichkorn is considered to be a diligent and loyal coach, who has always been considered popular and recognized in players’circles.
Until recently Tedesco was only a co-coach with Peter Perchtold. In addition, game analyst Lars Gerling, goalkeeper trainer Simon Henzler, as well as the two athletic trainers Bob Schoos and Klaus Luisser, are in the coaching team of professionals.