He had great plans in Russia, wanted to lead his new club back to the top of the Premier League. Now Markus Gisdol has resigned after not even six months in the Office as a head coach at Lokomotive Moscow.

The longtime Bundesliga coach did not call a head coaching reasons for his decision. Rather, after the Russian criminal war in Ukraine, he can no longer be able to further pursue his work in the capital.

Gisdol reported to the “picture” and led there over his motivations: “Football coach is the most beautiful job in the world for me, but I can not pursue my appeal in a country whose state leader is responsible for a crime in the middle of Europe,” So the 52-year-old, who had already worked as a assistant and head coach in the FC Schalke 04, TSG 1899 Hoffenheim, Hamburger SV and 1. FC Cologne in recent years.

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Gisdol of decision “absolutely convinced”

“I’ve resigned with immediate effect from my office as a coach of Lokomotive Moscow. I can not stand in Moscow on the training place, the players exercise, demand professionalism and a few kilometers further will give commands that bring great suffering over an entire people In his opinion, the football teacher continued to led to the newspaper.

Gisdol had taken the head coach post at Lok Moscow only in October 2021. His athletic balance with so far only three wins in twelve aggravates fell quite lean, but had nothing to do with his decision, Moscow and Russia so fast it is currently going to return to the back.

“That’s my personal decision and I am absolutely convinced,” Gisdol said clearly, who has already landed in Germany according to the newspaper.

At least transitional, the former German international Marvin COMPPER should take over the table sifted from the Premier League. COMPPER was previously employed as an analyst in the coaching team of Gisdols.

The former Mainzer Sandro black, now coaches of Dynamo Moscow, finally expressed: “I’m not one who buys a ticket, jump into the plane and fly away from Russia. That’s not my kind. I feel my responsibility and stay with the Club.”