The latest news comes from one of the big Bundesliga clubs, RB Leipzig. On the 19th, Bundesliga RB Leipzig announced that former Borussia director Max Eberl would officially take over as director. Max Eberl will officially become director on December 15th.
Max Eberl’s contract with Borussia Monchengladbach will expire in June 2026. In January this year, Eberl stepped down from the top due to health considerations. However, Borussia did not terminate the contract with Ebel. According to Bild, RB Leipzig paid €5 million in damages, of which 1 million was floating.
Leipzig’s sporting director has been vacant for a year and a half. Chief superintendent Oliver Mintzlaff has publicly confirmed. They have been in contact with Eberl since he left Monchengladbach in January this year. Because Eberl has always been the ideal candidate for RB Leipzig’s sporting director.
Max Eberl stays in touch with RB Leipzig for a long time
Mintzlaff said after holding a press conference in January this year, the management will contact Max to convey their sincere greetings. In addition, quoting from the club’s official website, Mintzlaff also added that shortly after extending the olive branch, Max said he needed a break from football.
“This summer, we approached each other again. At that time, Max was interested in our offer, but he had no intention of joining Leipzig before July 1, 2023. We are happy that we have finally reached an agreement and he will be with us. from mid-December working together.” said Mintzlaff
Ready to get back to football
Max Eberl says he believes he is ready for a comeback.
“I Edit Profileam very happy that the club announced my move to RB Leipzig today. Thank you everyone for giving me time to recover. I feel ready and have the strength to want to work in football again.” said Max Eberl
“I came to a club that has grown rapidly over the last few years, they are ambitious and reflect a clear style of football. There is a lot of potential in the club and the region and I am very happy to have had the opportunity to take advantage of and develop it.” he continued.
“My conversations with RB Leipzig, Oliver Mintzlaff over the last few weeks have been very positive and the club fully respects my decision to rest until the World Cup. They explained to me that I wanted to be the sporting director of RB Leipzig.
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