In February, Roger Schmidt announced his farewell to the PSV Eindhoven, now the upcoming employer of the 55-year-old is almost certain. The former Leverkusener is scheduled to be new head coach from Benfica Lisbon from 1 July – the next spectacular station in Schmidts Vita.
Schmidt had been the wish candidate of RB Leipzig in December, but had canceled the Saxony because it had priority for him to fulfill his contract at the PSV. With the Dutch, he currently writes a success story, after the vice-championship in the previous year, is still promising in the title race, stands in the cup final against Ajax and can also get a title in the Europa Conference League.
His goal of having a good farewell from Eindhoven, he is already very close to it. And the next task is already at the door: Schmidt and the Benfica officers have already led to Roger Schmidt information several fertile conversations, signature should be imminent.