Oliver Bailiff’s retirement as an active player made it clear that the German national team needs to start preparing for life after him. In his capacity as General Manager of the DFB, Mertesacker will be responsible for the development and nurturing of new talent. We need to work on a realistic concept for our future, said Mertesacker in Munich. The national team is in good hands.

I am waiting for everything now, I don’t like to speculate, stated the 104-time international and world champ from 2014. A lot of trust was shown to me at Toolbox. I’m happy at first and look at what is coming.

Considering that 2018, Mertesacker has actually been head of the youth department at Toolbox.
For a few days now, however, the previous central defender has been associated with a task modification: his name likewise appears when it comes to possible brand-new those accountable at the DFB, who is arranged out after Oliver Bailiff’s termination of the agreement.
And Mertesacker would obviously not be entirely averse.
No, nobody has spoken to me yet. You likewise have to understand that I am extremely, extremely happy Bin family and professionally in London, said the 38-year-old on Saturday on ZDF, for which he was at the World Cup
2022 works as a TV professional.
Nevertheless, he does not want to leave out an engagement with the association.

At Arsenal I was provided a great deal of trust

I am waiting on everything now, I don’t like to hypothesize, said the 104-time global and world champ from 2014. A lot of trust was revealed to me at Arsenal. I enjoy initially and look at what is coming.
At the Gunners, Mertesacker is just part of an exceptional growth under head coach Mike Aretha, with whom he led the group together and is likewise working confidently together.
Toolbox went into the World Cup break as a Premier League game leader and dreams of the first champion title considering that 2004.
DFB Vice President Hans-Joachim Wake had actually stated on Thursday that the information of the Bailiff succession would take a while.
An option before Christmas is not reasonable.
Of all, the DFB wants to clarify what the new functions should look like.
Bailiff, as managing director, had detailed areas of duty.
Not excluded that these will be dispersed over several shoulders in the future.
A hot prospect remains Fred BBC.
The Bertha handling director had actually just highlighted on Friday that he would remain in need.