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Baumgart makes Belass Europacup on 1 FC Cologne

Steffen Baumgart went as a striker in the offensive. “We are calling Europe, let’s go!”, Said the coach of the Football Bundesliga club 1. FC Cologne in front of the Brisant Derby at Borussia Mönchengladbach on Saturday (18:30 / SKY).

So far, the ex-attacker had retained in relation to international ambitions and let the FC fans be dreamed alone: “So I am, sometimes there are new tones. But not that we cry afterwards because it did not work.”

Because the first Bundesliga champion with 43 points after 29 matchdays can no longer, now the Rhine countries in the last five games of the season align the view of the European Cup.

“If nobody opened the barrel: clearly we want to come up this season as possible as possible. Of course I would like to play internationally next season. We would like to fulfill the fans this dream,” said Baumgart and rejected Verbal out of the window.

The 3: 2 against Mainz after a 0: 2 residue had again shown that the Cologne could also tear the back to the wall from the fire with his back to the wall this season. The FC coach therefore does not be afraid of the restarted Borussians who have brought ten points from the last four games: “They want to win, but we want that too! The intensity will be high.”

And Baumgart also spoke about his personal future. “My future is definitely the 1st FC Cologne, because I have another year contract,” joked the native Rostock. There are no concrete talks about a contract extension, but “there is no reason to become restless”.

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The fact that both fan bearings will be at the Derby in Borussia Park is an additional motivation for Baumgart: “I have a grin on the face when the stadium is full.” Rivalry is alright, but this will be held on the square of the teams, “on the ranks should simply prevail good atmosphere”.

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Gladbachs Borussia Mönchengladbachs director strengthens his back

No coach discussion at Borussia Mönchengladbach: Borussia Mönchengladbachs director Roland Virkus has strengthened the back of Coach Adi Hütter the back and taken the professionals of the foals.

There is no emergency plan on the coaching position, said Virkus in the “current Borussia Mönchengladbachs studio”: “First and foremost, the boys have to go to their own nose. It is always easy to question the coach.”

Gladbach has after the sobering appearance at Rival VfB Stuttgart (2: 3) only five points ahead of the table top last. In the past eight compulsory matches only a victory succeeded.

Hütter also criticized the battle behavior sharp in Stuttgart and here above all “the experienced players”, without calling names. “Every game is now a final for us,” said the Austrian about the league final spurt.

“We have made ourselves,” Torwart Yann Summer, who had reached normal form as one of the few professionals, “so you can not win a Bundesliga games.” Christoph Kramer sees “1000 construction sites” and gave to: “It is totally hard to stay positive.”

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FC Bayern | Rumors around Zakaria: The deal depends on this

Denis Bavaria belonged to the protagonists who fled his fiercely on Wednesday evening with Borussia Mönchengladbach in the DFB Cup attraction at Hanover 96 with 0: 3. The rumors around the midfield man from Playback are meanwhile stubborn. FC Bayern remains the hottest iron in the fire.

After the English record champion Manchester United has probably adopted from the race for the Swiss national player, the Munich should continue to be seriously interested in Bavaria.

Unlike the Red Devils, one is convinced at the German record champion that he brings the Zakariaing quality and potential to strengthen the team of Chef Trainer Julian Nagelsmann, reported Sky reporter Florian Wattenberg on Wednesday.

For some time no secret around the Sabine Strafe it is that the personnel depends on above all by the decision about Bayern-Star Corentin Polish. The World Champion of 2018 has still not signed a new contract at Bayern, most recently fought a new working paper at the Bundesliga autumn master.

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After recently attractive benefits for Bavaria, Polish probably poses a proper salary increase, he should continue to bind to the Munich. For a long time he has no longer has a regular place for a long time, was in the current Bundesliga season so far only five times in the initial formation of the team.

If the 27-year-old and FC Bayern can not agree on an expansion of the contract, the club at Playback Bavaria would probably finally make serious. Either way, the Swiss would probably be the more favorable variant compared to Polish, whose annual salary is currently estimated seven million euros.