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Confirmed: Dino Topmüller is the new coach of Eintracht Frankfurt |

Confirmed: Dino Topmüller is the new coach of Eintracht Frankfurt |

He’s been in the offing for weeks now, and now the ink is dry: Dino Topmüller is the new coach of Eintracht Frankfurt.

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Dino Topmüller is the new coach of Eintracht

Dino Topmüller (along with Julian Nagelsmann) was an assistant coach at Bayern Munich until March

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Just nine days after coach Oliver Glasner’s last competitive match, Eintracht Frankfurt introduced the Austrian’s successor. It has been no secret for a long time that the Hessians want to start the new season with Dino Toppmöller. And now the agreement with former assistant coach Julian Nagelsmann at Bayern Munich is also official. Topmüller has signed a contract in Frankfurt until 2026. The Bundesliga club announced this on Monday.

“fits with our philosophy”

“It was only a matter of time before Dino Topmüller served as head coach in the Bundesliga,” said Marcus, Eintracht’s sports director. “We are delighted to win him over with his experience, deep understanding of football and high level of personal skills.” Krush. “The way he is allowed to play football fits with our philosophy.”

Topmüller himself described Eintracht’s development as “impressive” and praised: “Discussions with Markus Krüch and Timo Hardung were always confident and constructive. The path we took suits me, we have the same idea of ​​football.”

The breakthrough comes in Dudelingen

Topmüller began his coaching career in the lower German divisions, sometimes serving as an assistant coach and sometimes as a player-coach. But it was in Luxembourg that his career really began. At F91 Dudelange he became head of the football school and head coach of the first team. Topmüller led Dudelange to the Europa League for the first time in the club’s history, winning three championships and two domestic cups.

After a short stint in Belgium, Julian Nagelsmann brought him into their coaching staff. First to Leipzig, then to Bayern Munich. There the 42-year-old was on vacation with Nagelsmann in the spring. The German champions still want a transfer fee – allegedly €500,000 – for Toppmöller.

Memories of the 2003 Rise

The new head coach knows the Hessians from his active days as a professional. In the 2002/03 season, he booted for Eintracht and played a key role in their subsequent promotion to the Bundesliga with two goals at Rot-Weiss Oberhausen on the penultimate day. His father, Klaus Topmüller, coached Eintracht in the 1993/1994 season.

“As a player, I was able to stand on the pitch in what was then the Waldstadion in the 6-3 win over Reutlingen in 2003 and celebrate promotion. The fans mean an honor and a challenge to me. I’m sure we’ll continue to experience great football festivals together in the future, said the new Eintracht coach.

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