Niko Kovac has denied personal problems with Max Krus. In addition, the Wolfsburg coach makes one thing clear.
Coach Niko Kovac does not see a burden on the VfL Wolfsburg team in the currently unclear future of Max Kruse, who has been suspended from the sport.
“There were no problems at all. There is nothing negative to report about Max – on the contrary. He is a nice person,” said Kovac at the press conference for Union Berlin’s next Bundesliga match on Friday (Sunday 3.30). p.m.). The first week of training in Wolfsburg after the former player was dropped.
Kruse continues to train
Kovac had informed Kruse before Eintracht Frankfurt’s 1-0 victory that he would no longer play a game for VfL. However, the 34-year-old is still training with the team, because a transfer to another club is not possible at the moment and discussions about terminating the contract are still ongoing.
As a first reaction to this decision, Kruse defiantly stated in an Instagram video: “I decide for myself when my time in the Bundesliga is over. No one else will decide for me.”
Kovac made it clear again on Friday that only Kruse’s Bundesliga time in Wolfsburg was over for him. “I’m certainly not the one who can decide it for other clubs, but I helped decide it for this club,” he said.
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