Schröder to replace ten Hag as Ajax manager
MOSCOW, May 12 – Heading the Belgian “Bruges” Alfred Schroeder will become the new head coach of the Amsterdam “Ajax”, according to the website of the club.
The contract of the Dutch specialist was signed under the “2+1” scheme. Previously, Schröder worked as an assistant coach and then head coach at Dutch side Twente (2009-2015), German side Hoffenheim (2015-2017 and 2019-2020). In 2018-2019 he was an assistant coach at Ajax, in 2020-2021 he was at the Spanish Barcelona. At the beginning of 2022, he headed Brugge.
“Becoming the head coach of Ajax is an honor and a great opportunity for me, which I grabbed with both hands. I’m happy to be back because the year and a half that I spent at Ajax was a great time. I would like to win with “This team, which plays attractive football, has experienced players and talented footballers. But first I want to finish the season successfully with Club Brugge,” said Schröder.
Alfred Schroeder will replace Ajax manager Erik ten Hag, who will take over Manchester United next season.
On Wednesday, Ajax became Dutch champions for a record 36th time. The team from Amsterdam won the title for the second consecutive season. Club Brugge are second in the Belgian league, 3 points behind Union two rounds before the end of the championship.