Hannover 96 sets coach Jan Zimmermann in front of the door

Football second division Hanover 96 has been separated from coach Jan Zimmermann because of the sporty unsatisfactoryy unsatisfactory situation on Monday.

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 decision that the team needs a new impulse, explained sporty unsatisfactorys director Marcus Man.

Zimmermann had only taken on the successor of Keenan Kodak in May, his contract ran until June 2023.

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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.

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.

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.