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Official: Peter Bosz leaves Ajax for Borussia Dortmund


Official: Peter Bosz leaves Ajax for Borussia Dortmund

Official: Peter Bosz leaves Ajax for Borussia Dortmund

The German club have accepted paying the release clause for the Dutch coach who has signed a contract for the domestic cup winners until 2019.

Dutchman Peter Bosz has been named as the new coach of Borussia Dortmund, the German giants announced on Tuesday.

Bosz leaves Ajax for Dortmund

'Peter Bosz is the new BVB Head Coach. Contract will last until 2019. Further info in a press conference this afternoon,' Dortmund said on their English-language Twitter account.

Bosz, 53, arrives from Ajax after leading the Dutch side to the final of the Europa League, where they lost 2-0 to Manchester United last month.

Following winners Tuchel and Klopp

Briefly a player in Germany with Hansa Rostock in the 1990s, he replaces Thomas Tuchel, who was sacked despite Dortmund winning the German Cup -- their first major silverware in five years -- and finishing third in the Bundesliga in the season just finished. Prior to him, the now-Liverpool manager Jürgen Klopp had brought two league titles, a German cup and a super cup to the club.

Borussia Dortmund ex-coach Thomas Tuchel celebrates the German Cup trophy with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.

Switzerland's Lucien Favre, formerly in charge at Borussia Moenchengladbach, had been linked with a return to the German game with Dortmund but his current side Nice refused to let him go.


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