Former Bayern Munich coach named as the new manager of Sheffield Wednesday.

Danny Rohl is set to be named as the new manager of Sheffield Wednesday.

a former coach of Bayern Munich, is almost certain to be named Sheffield Wednesday’s new manager.

As reported by journalist Alan Nixon, Rohl is “due to fly in on Thursday evening” to assume leadership at Hillsborough, having “accepted the job”.

The 34-year-old is reportedly free to start working as Wednesday manager right away because he “had a work permit processed.”

He’s in the process of putting together his coaching staff, however some may require permissions before they can work with the German in South Yorkshire.

At Hillsborough, Rohl will take Xisco Munoz’s position. The Spaniard was fired last week after leading the team to only two points from his ten league games—the lowest start in the team’s history.

The Owls are still at the foot of the standings and seven points from safety despite Neil Thompson taking over for the 0-0 home draw against Huddersfield Town on Saturday.

Next Saturday, when Wednesday travels to Vicarage Road to play 20th-place Watford, Rohl will take the bench for the first time.

Danny Rohl is who?
During his playing career, Rohl played for teams in the lower divisions of German football, including FC Sachsen Leipzig II and FSV Zwickau. However, an injury caused him to retire early.

subsequently he moved into coaching at the RB Leipzig academy, where he first served as head of youth game analysis and subsequently as a young team manager’s assistant.

After that, Rohl worked alongside Ralph Hasenhuttl as a first team coach at the Red Bull Arena before accompanying the Austrian to Southampton in 2018.

His tenure with St. Mary’s was brief, as in 2019 he returned to Germany to take up the position of assistant manager at Bayern Munich.

Rohl served as the German national team’s assistant after two years at the Allianz Arena. He held this position until Hansi Flick was fired last month.

Following Darren Moore’s departure, Rohl was interviewed for the Wednesday position this summer. Now that he’s back on the Owls’ radar, he’ll be taking on his first management role at Hillsborough.

When discussing his ideology, Rohl stated that he strongly believes in his players’ bravery.

or us as staff, it’s critical to instill in players the confidence to take risks. “I believe that making no decisions and keeping everything open to avoid making mistakes is far worse than making a mistake,” Rohl stated to DW in April.

For instance, I would prefer a full-back to occasionally defend further up the pitch as opposed to standing motionless in his place the entire time and never contributing to the game. I value consistency and audacious choices.”

Is Danny Rohl a good Danny Rohl is set to be named as the new manager of Sheffield Wednesday. for Sheffield Wednesday?

Considering their current standing in the league, the Owls made a risky choice in hiring Rohl.

No prior management experience is a big risk when hiring someone, but as Enzo Maresca and Kieran McKenna have shown, it can sometimes be a risk worth taking.

The fact that Rohl has worked for some of the top clubs in Germany shows how talented he is as a coach, and if he can make the transition to management, he might be a very interesting addition.

The appointment of Rohl is crucial for chairman Dejphon Chansiri, as Wednesday is already mired at the bottom of the Championship.

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