Thomas Reis will be the new coach and manager of Schalke 04. The former Bochum coach was presented by Peter Knäbel, a member of the sporting operation, and said he’s” extremely happy to be part of this club”.
Eight days after Kramer was sacked as Schalke 04 coach, the club made authorized the hiring of former Bochum trainer Thomas Reis, who was broadcast on Thursday.
After the words of the member of the sporting department, Thomas Reis began his speech” I’m happy that it has sooner or later been settled after some special days and that I’m fit to devote myself to my profession. I’m happy to be fit to work with a team again. The goal we will have together is to stay in the first division.
He added that the ideal will start with getting to know the team and once that’s achieved, to move forward together. He also assured that he’ll be close to each player so that they can express themselves openly.
Eventually, Thomas Reis said farewell with a positive message” We know it will not be an easy situation, but that is what makes the job interesting. We’ve a amazing stadium, a fabulous crowd, a wonderful and huge club. I feel genuinely comfortable in the Ruhr area and I have shown that I fit in then. The coach’s first game will be against third- placed Freiburg in the Bundesliga.