Cologne coach Peter Stoger has stated there’s nothing to the rumours linking him with Borussia Dortmund, amid experiences that Good boss Lucien Favre is the favorite to succeed Thomas Tuchel on the Westfalenstadion.
Stoger has loved a profitable interval at Cologne, taking the membership out of the German second tier and this time period guiding them to a fifth-place end and European qualification the primary time in 25 years.
Alongside Favre, Frankfurt’s Niko Kovac and Hoffenheim’s Julian Nagelsmann, Stoger has been named as a possible successor to Tuchel, who departed Dortmund on Tuesday, however the 51-year-old has dismissed such discuss.
“It is mindless to consider one thing which has nothing to it,” Stoger advised reporters, including that he has now reached an age the place he has no issues with being topic to hypothesis.
Favre, in the meantime, seems to be the clear favorite to exchange Tuchel at Dortmund, in line with a number of experiences in Germany.
The Good boss has reportedly already agreed private phrases with Dortmund, who will now want to barter with the Ligue 1 membership, the place the 59-year-old is beneath contract till 2019.
Kicker stated on Tuesday that Dortmund must pay round €5 million to Good to nominate the previous Borussia Monchengladbach and Hertha Berlin coach.
Stephan Uersfeld is the Germany correspondent for ESPN FC. Observe him on Twitter @uersfeld.