24 Jan Struggling Hertha Berlin hearth coach Bruno Labbadia, long-time sports activities director Michael Preetz
Struggling Hertha Berlin fired coach Bruno Labbadia and long-time sports activities director Michael Preetz on Sunday, following their 4-1 house loss to Werder Bremen a day earlier that left them in 14th place within the Bundesliga.
Hertha have received one in every of their final eight league video games, having additionally misplaced the final two, after pumping in tons of of thousands and thousands of kilos by way of investor Lars Windhorst in latest months.
The skilled Labbadia, who has additionally labored at VfL Wolfsburg, Hamburg SV and VfB Stuttgart, took over in April final 12 months charged with serving to Hertha keep up, which he did.
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However this season the 54-year-old has been removed from profitable for the capital’s greatest membership, who’re struggling for type.
Preetz, a former Hertha participant who has been with the membership for near 25 years, additionally paid the worth for an unsuccessful squad meeting that has didn’t ship.
“We sadly need to report that we managed 17 factors from 18 matches and we’re caught in a severe scenario,” mentioned membership CEO Carsten Schmidt. “That’s the reason we determined after a variety of thought to present a brand new impulse with a change of coach.”
He mentioned a choice on Labbadia’s successor can be determined within the coming days