2. Bundesliga: Hannover 96 releases Chef Trainer Jan Zimmermann

Second division Hanover 96 has separated from coach Jan Zimmermann because of the sporty unsatisfactory situation. The Lower Saxony are in place after eight games without a rank 16 slipped, last Saturday the club had lost 0: 4 in Karlsruhe.

We came to the conclusion that the team needs a new impulse, said sport director Marcus Man. Zimmermann had only taken on the successor of Keenan Kodak in May, his contract ran until June 2023.

Due to the athletic development, we have come to the point where we had to decide free of emotions and under fact of all impressions. It is known that I have worked together with Jan Zimmermann and well, Man continued.

Trainerporträt 2021/22 | Jan Zimmermann Zimmermann was recently controversial. So club legend and youth scout Dieter Schatzschneider had criticized the work of the trainer in a talk show and received a warning.

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Only in the DFB Cup Hanover had convinced last and qualified for the secondary final, opponents there is Borussia Mönchengladbach. Zimmermann is the sixth coach of the 2nd league, who has to go prematurely this season.