Tayfun Korkut (43) is the new coach of VfB Stuttgart. The Turk signed a contract until the summer of 2019. Korkut follows the Sunday dismissed Hannes Wolf (36). That has the number fourteen in the Bundesliga announced.
The Stuttgart-born Korkut coached at the end of last season Bayer Leverkusen, that finally decided him not to be aboard. The former Turkish international was from 2011 trainer of the U19 at VfB Stuttgart until, in 2012 he was appointed as an assistant coach for the Turkish national team. Afterwards, he trained even Hannover 96, Kaiserslautern and Bayer Leverkusen.
Wolf was the day after the 0-2 defeat against Schalke 04 on the rocks. Stuttgart is only three points above the degradatiezone.