The German Soccer Affiliation (DFB) Friday formally introduced Julian Nagelsmann as the brand new head coach of Germany, changing the ousted Hansi Flick a mere 9 months earlier than the nation hosts the European Championship.
The previous Bayern Munich boss has signed a deal till the top of subsequent July, permitting the 36-year-old to go away after Euro 2024.
“Now we have a European Championship in our personal nation – that is one thing particular,” Nagelsmann stated in an announcement launched Friday.
“I’ve an incredible need to tackle this problem.”
DFB president Bernd Neuendorf known as Nagelsmann “an impressive coach” and stated: “We’re satisfied (he) will be certain that the nationwide crew evokes its followers and that the Euros are additionally a sporting success.”
Flick grew to become the primary coach in Germany historical past to be fired when he acquired his marching orders earlier this month.
He had gained simply 4 of 17 matches main as much as his dismissal and took the crew to a disappointing group-stage exit on the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
Flick was sacked after a humiliating 4-1 pleasant loss to Japan in Wolfsburg in early September.
Nagelsmann, who additionally succeeded Flick as Bayern coach, has been jobless since he was sacked by the German champions in March.
Nagelsmann was seen as a rising star after spectacular spells at Hoffenheim and RB Leipzig.
Nagelsmann was talked about as a potential candidate for a number of high membership vacancies over the summer time, being linked with English sides Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur, in addition to Paris Saint-Germain.
DFB sporting director Rudi Voeller took the reins on a “one-off” foundation for Germany’s 2-1 win over France in Dortmund however stated his fundamental activity was to discover a everlasting successor.
Nagelsmann stated the victory over France was “the start” of the crew’s journey to Euro 2024.