The fact that Thomas Hitzlsperger will settle the CEO at VFB Stuttgart had long known. Now, however, the Swabia pressed onto the tube: Hitzlsperger gives his post at the end of March. That announced the Stuttgart on Thursday.

The contract originally dated 31 October 2022 is dissolved in mutual agreement. “Alexander Wehrle already takes over the position of the CEO” by Hitzlsperger, Alexander Wehrle takes on “VFB.de”.

“The VFB must focus fully on the goal of league. A smooth, professional transition on the position of the CEO is now the best. Alexander Wehrle receives any support from me and any information he needs. But he should then unaffected Take the leadership and with a view to the new season can implement his ideas. For this purpose, I free the way, in close coordination with the Supervisory Board, “explains the German ex-national player his step, which was not easy for him.

With 23 points after 26 games, the VFB currently occupies only rank 16 of the Bundesliga table.

Door at VFB Stuttgart for Hitzlsperger always open

Alexander Wehrle kommt im März zum VfB Stuttgart!

“The VFB Stuttgart thanks Thomas Hitzlsperger for his successful time at the VfB. With its timely announcement, he did not want to extend the contract, he had given us the opportunity to look for a successor immediately. With Alexander Wehrle we certainly have the Proper decision for the VFB “, complements Claus Vogt, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the VfB.

Hitzlsperger leave the club “as a friend”. “The doors are always open for him at VFB,” says Vogt.

Hitzlsperger laced the shoes in the Rural from 2005 to 2010, 2016 he returned as a consultant. Since February 2019, he acted as a Stuttgarts board and board officer.