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VFL Wolfsburg: Jörg Schmadtke defends transfer offensive

personnel exchanges Managing Director Jörg Schmadtke from the crisis football Bundesliga club VfL Wolfsburg has defended the large-scale personnel exchange in the attack.

“In this situation, this was necessary for our assessment,” said the 57-year-old the “personnel exchangesbüzzer”: “We believe that another spirit is good for us.”

The VFL had undertaken in the last days of the Winter Transfer window Max Kruse and obliged the Danish attacker Jonas Wind and US Talent Kevin Paredes for just under 24 million euros.


On the other hand, the VFL gave his longtime goalkeeper Wout Weghorst (FC Burnley) as well as the attacks reservists Daniel Ginczek (Fortuna Düsseldorf) and Admir Mehmedi (Antalyaspor).

VFL Wolfsburg: Schmadtke justifies transfers

That’s “perhaps unusual from the burden,” fadt, “it would be wrong if I would say that something is normal and very commonplace.”

However, at the last year’s Bundesliga fourth, one concluded that we want to make changes. ” Also, because the issued players “in turn with the desire for change” are approached to the club.

With only 17 goal directors, the VFL together with Greuther Fürth is the lowest team of the league, remained four times in a row without his own hits.

On Sunday (17:30 / Dazn), the VfL standing shortly before the relegation zone receives the tail light from Franconia. Schmadtke had recently talked about a “game with final character”, not only for coach Florian Kohfeldt, “but for all involved”.