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Lucien Favre Announced as Borussia Dortmund new manager

OGC Nice manager, Lucien Favre has officially agrees deal to become Borussia Dortmund head coach for next season with, the German Club has also taken to their official page to announce the appointment that the 60-year-old will be replacing Peter Stoger as club’s next manager.

It was revealed that the 60-year-old Swiss has put pen to paper to sign a two-year contract with the club, after leaving the Ligue 1 club earlier.

Favre led OGC Nice to a third place finish in the Ligue 1 in his first season in charge with the club, although the same feet could not be achieved in this season with the French club as they finished eight and denied them a spot at the Europa League table.

Dortmund on the other hand, finished fourth this campaign in the Bundesliga securing themselves Champions League football next season.

Peter Stoger announces his exit from BVB with a 3-1 away defeat to the hands of Hoffenheim, who sits third position in the league, on the closing day of the Bundesliga 17/18 campaign, in which former Borussia Monchengladbach manager was immediately fixed as replacement.

The sporting director at Dortmund, Michael Zorc wishes Favre time spent while managing Monchengladbach should pay off for his club as he takes charge next season.

“Signing Lucien Favre as coach is an important part of our fresh sporting start this summer,” he said via Goal.

“He is highly valued by us for his professional qualities, which he has impressively shown several times in the Bundesliga with Hertha and Monchengladbach, just like at Nice.”

The Borussia Dortmund campaign this season has been one to ignore in their reigns as Bundesliga giants, as they were only able to maintain a position at the fourth position with 37 points behind League leaders Bayern Munich, eight points behind second-placed Schalke and level on points with 3rd placed Hoffenheim and Bayer Leverkusen.

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