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Ex-player of KV Mechelen and Lierse get on as a trainer at Leipzig

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Coach Ralph Hasenhüttl starts at RB Leipzig. The 50-year-old Austrian asked the Bundesliga club for his contract to be dissolved, so hit Wednesday known.

In the first season of Leipzig in the Bundesliga led Hasenhüttl and his team last year to a very handsome second place. This season discontinued by energiedrankconcern Red Bull-backed club in sixth place, good for participation in the Europa League. Therein example, the Germans in mid-april in the quarter finals against Marseille.

The contract of Hasenhüttl ran until June 2019, and the club wanted to as long as continue with the Austrian. But Hasenhüttl demanded that his contract to break, before the next season to start. Then decided both parties to put an end to the agreement. Previously coached Hasenhüttl including FC Ingolstadt.

The contractontbinding also comes to the board of directors as a surprise. Sporting director Ralf Rangnick responded disappointed: “I wanted to proceed with Hasenhüttl as head coach. I wish him from the bottom of my heart all the best, both in his professional and private life.”

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