“Clear ideas”: this is how Werder Bremen plans for the new Bundesliga squad!

Bremen – Frank Bowman looked for a quiet spot somewhere in the Wohninvest Weser stadium, otherwise he would have been difficult to understand over the phone shortly after the final whistle. Celebrating the fans in the center of the field, the lively players, first outside, then in the dressing room – and from everywhere, this loud party music, which also made the occasion fair: after a year of absence, Werder Bremen 2-0 victory in the second leg against Regensburg He made a direct return to the Bundesliga perfect – and ensured that after the final whistle only the moment, here and now, pure joy counts. In other words: on a Sunday afternoon, very, very few people were supposed to think about Osterdeich the next day. Frank Bowman was definitely one of them.

When asked about the long concert night, which should now also be in front of him, the athletic director of SV Werder Bremen In his quiet place on the field: “The players can now celebrate with the fans, but I have to go back to work tomorrow because we will continue to work immediately. I will be back in the office from midday.” With the clear goal of putting together a strong squad for the new season in the Bundesliga as quickly as possible. Maybe.

“We have clear ideas in mind about how the team can continue and what situations we need,” he said Frank Bowman He highlighted: “Now that it is clear that we will return next season Bundesliga Playing, we’ll continue to work on these ideas. We want the core of the team to be together much earlier than last summer.”

Frank Bowmann, sporting director at Werder Bremen, after promotion via Bundesliga team planning: ‘Financially a little easier’

To remember: After the bitter drop in May 2021, there have been months of great uncertainty around Weser Arena. The top performers had to slow down badly because of the corona pandemic market transfer It is initially abandoned for financial reasons before the club can buy it themselves, resulting in a team It wasn’t quite over with the start of the season. It must be high and it will be high Frank Bowman It will not be repeated in the summer of 2022.

sports head SV Werder Bremen And his comrades-in-arms have been planning two tracks in recent months, for both tournaments, and are said to have come a long way with some players. “Basically, it is now easier, as a first-class club, to convince a player,” Bowman said, but he did not want expectations to be too high attached to this statement: “Of course it is a little easier financially, but it is known that we can no longer Budget matching from the times before the landing.”

Werder Bremen director of sport Frank Baumann on the transfers: “We are optimistic about convincing interesting players”

According to information from DeichStube, there is currently a salary budget of €30 million plus X for new band seminal. In the last first division season 2020/21 it was 47 million euros. In addition Werder Bremen Again depending on a surplus in transfers, only this does not have to be as high as last summer, when more than 20 million euros were raised, which contributed significantly to the club’s financial survival. Bowman sees team planning as a “challenge” again this year, but added a sentence on Sunday afternoon that many fans will have to admire: “We are optimistic we can convince interesting players to join us.”

The Bremen prey scheme is clearly defined: on the one hand, experienced professionals should come, that is, “players who have already tried and seen a lot,” Baumann explained. filter that Werder Bremen been thinking about it for a long time Pascal GrossHe signed with the Premier League club Brighton and Hove Albion Expires in the summer. There have already been initial talks between the players and the club in the winter, which could become more concrete after the promotion. After five years in England, the 30-year-old resident of Ingolstadt is expected to return to Germany. It is also said that other Bundesliga clubs have their eyes on him.

Transfers after promotion: Werder Bremen also wants to sign other potential players such as Augsburg’s Dickeni Salivo.

Searches on the other side Werder Bremen Also for players who must enhance team quality in all areas in order to increase competition. “Potential players who may only play an important role in a year or two will be among the new arrivals,” said Baumann, Augsburg’s Under-19 player. Dickini Salivo Such a representative as early as April bypass It took.

There is a lot going on in staff planning for SV Werder Bremen Of course it also depends on what happens to professionals whose contracts expire in the summer. The futures of goalkeeper Jerry Pavlenka and defenders Omar Toprak and Milos Velikovic are currently still open. “We will deal extensively with the matter next week,” Bowman announced on Sunday. In addition, players such as Marco Friedel (contracted until 2023) were supposed to interest other clubs long ago. Frank Bowman However, it is still relaxed. On Sunday afternoon, while everyone around him was partying, he dropped two sentences, which are not necessarily after a large-scale building in a team It looked: “We already have a certain basic structure. So the disruptions won’t be as big as they were last year.” (DCO)

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