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Shine back and forth: “Don’t know if I’ll keep going”

Fortuna Dusseldorf, a football league member, is still not at peace after the pose about the future of Coach Friedhelm Funkel.

“I don’t know if I’m really going to continue,” said the 65-year-old in a conversation with the “Rheinische Post”. The trainer’s contract expires at the end of the season. After the association had mentioned Funkels Aus in the summer, the club head wants to resume talks with the Chairman of the Board of Directors Robert Schafer.

On Tuesday the participants will meet again. But while shepherds assume a quick agreement (“We’ll get this through to the Augsburg game”) sparks are much more distant. He could not judge how the conversation ended, said the coach, “I’m not as optimistic as Robert might be. I can’t be like that either.”

You’ll see how close we are to getting me to sign up for another year in the first league,” said Funkel: “I don’t know what the club wants and what it’s proposing to me. I also have my ideas.”

Funkel wanted to have clarity about his future during the winter break. Fortuna, however, initially wanted to wait for the first games of the round back.

Funkel had taken over the Fortuna in March 2016, 2018 led the club back to the Bundesliga after five years. There the Dusseldorf villages occupy the 14th after the round. Place.