"We are on schedule and we want to be able to have a solution by Monday," says transition sports boss Frank Aehlig (51). "We have talks that are not yet finished. And depending on how they turn out, they continue … "
In plain language: The FC is waiting for the approval of top candidate Pal Dardai (43) and should then also agree with Hertha, where the Hungarian is still under contract until 2020.
If Cologne fails with this coaching plan, there are two alternatives: Hamburg's ex-coach Markus Gisdol (50) or Stuttgarts former coach Markus Weinzierl (44) is also credited with the rescue task (BILD reported)!
Both, in contrast to Dardai, have already experienced career setbacks. Gisdol had at his best time in Hoffenheim also calculated FC star Anthony Modeste (31) big problems …