The DFB is looking for a successor of Stefan Kuntz as a trainer of the U21. Oliver Bierhoff, director national teams and academy, announced a quick solution.

We do not have so much time, said Bierhoff on the edge of the 25th anniversary of the German European Champion from 1996 on Monday evening in the Europapark in Rust. Already to the qualifying matches in early October, the new U21 coach should sit on the coach bank.

The DFB is a long-term commitment. An interim solution is not intended now, said Bierhoff.

This does not necessarily have to come out of the DFB, even an external solution is possible. On demand, he did not clock Miroslav Klose.

The former national forces was co-trainer of Bayern last season. At the end of the past season he left the record champion and now strives to his first job as a chief coach.

DFB Team: Hansi Flick has a say

In addition, Bierhoff announced that Hansi Flick has a say in the occupation. You will not prevail against Hansi, by no means, said the 53-year-old.

In addition, the DFB wanted to keep the staff of Kuntz. We do everything that the rest of the trainer team of U21, which has done outstanding work in recent years, to keep the DFB, and are good things that we succeed, said Joti Chatziallexiou, sporty director national teams, the Kicker .

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The DFB had been released in the past week U21 coach Kuntz for his move to the Turkish Association. On Monday, Kuntz was presented as a new national coach of Turkey.