Eintracht Frankfurt: Glasner talks about extension criteria

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« you have to be on your guard »

Oliver Glasner currently sees no need to discuss a possible contract extension as Eintracht Frankfurt manager. « I really have a fairly long contract, time is not running out, » the Austrian said in an interview with « Frankfurter Rundschau ». Glasner’s contract with the fourth-placed players in the Bundesliga is valid until the summer of 2024. However, the 48-year-old has indicated which criteria will be decisive for extending the cooperation.

In general, it is important for him « that there is a common perspective which allows us to play for international positions in the long term ». He also has the principle: « If I feel like I’m still in the right place, then it’s fine and I’ll stay. It’s important » that everyone always goes in the same direction, pull themselves together. It’s all about that. If not, if others want to go somewhere else, then that’s fine too, but Oliver Glasner doesn’t fit in anymore, » he said.

Glasner came to Eintracht from Bundesliga rivals VfL Wolfsburg for the 2021/22 season and immediately led the Hessians to triumph in the Europa League and therefore the Champions League for the first time in history. of the club. There, Frankfurt were the first newcomers to survive the group stage this season and will meet top Italian club SSC Napoli in the round of 16. With an average of 1.56 points in 72 games, the manager is one of the most successful managers in the club’s history.


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At the moment, he « is not concerned about possible inquiries from other clubs. It comes as it comes, » Glasner said. He is confident that he can still achieve a lot in Frankfurt. the world is rallying, « there can be maximum success. However, we have to be on our guard because the biggest mistakes are made when you are successful. I think we are on the right track at Eintracht, but we must not let up on our successes. » After the first part of the season, the Hessians are in 4th place in the Bundesliga with 27 points – and therefore 7 points behind. FC Bayern leaders SGE had lost just two of their last 10 competitive matches.

Glasner to Reimann: Eintracht Frankfurt coaches of the past 20 years

Olivier Glasner Since 2021

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72 games | 1.58 points on average

Adi Hutter | 2018 to 2021

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141 games | 1.65 points on average

Niko Kovac | 2016 to 2018

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91 Games | 1.54 points on average

Armin Veh | 2015 to 2016

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27 games | 1.00 points on average

Thomas Schaff | 2014 to 2015

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36 matches | 1.28 points on average

Armin Veh | 2011 to 2014

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119 Games | 1.60 points on average

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7 games | 0.43 points on average

Michael Skibbe | 2009 to 2011

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67 games | 1.33 points on average

Friedhelm Funkel | 2004 to 2009

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194 Games | 1.35 points on average

Willi Reimman | 2002 to 2004

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71 Games | 1.41 points on average

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