Leipzig appoint Tedesco as new trainer

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RB Leipzig are set to appoint the 36-year-old former Schalke coach Domenico Tedesco as their new head coach. With final negotiations and an official contract signing. As reported by the build on Wednesday. 

Tedesco was Schalke’s head coach from 2017-2019, managing the Blues in 75 games. Winning 34, drawing 16, losing 25 before joining Spartak Moscow in October of that year. He is in talks with RB Leipzig to take over from Jesse March. After the American boss was sacked on Sunday. 

RB Leipzig director Oliver Mintzlaff hinted at a deal with Tedesco: ‘It could happen very quickly. We had a very good conversation and felt. That the coach we were recruiting was a perfect fit for the ufabet team.’

Tedesco, the German-Italian coach, led Schalke to second place in the Beer City in 2018. But is kick out in March the following year. He move to work for Spartak Moscow. But decide to leave the city for family reasons. 

Other contenders are under contract, including PSV Eindhoven coach Roger Schmidt, Chelsea assistant coach Solt Low and director Edin Terzic. Borussia Dortmund technical department.

Leipzig is currently lagging far behind its own standards. In the Bundesliga, the Saxons occupy only eleventh place after 14 match days. In the last group game of the Champions League against Manchester City (2-1). RB secured qualification for the Europa League on Tuesday.