Seven months after leaving Schalke 04, Domenico Tedesco has a new job: the 34-year-old will succeed Belarusian Oleg Kononov as coach of Spartak Moscow. This was announced by the club at a press conference. Tedesco is in the league table of the Russian league and meets former Borussia Dortmund's former international André Schürrle.
With Tedesco to Moscow change former pro Andreas Hinkel as assistant coach and goalkeeping coach Max Urwantschky, which is committed by FC Erzgebirge Aue. Both are old companions: With Hinkel worked Tedesco already during the 2014/2015 season as U17 coach of VfB Stuttgart together, Urwantschky belonged 2017 for three months to Tedesco coaching staff in Aue.
Tedesco had led the FC Schalke 04 in the 2017/2018 season for runner-up in the Bundesliga. In March of the following season, the club had separated after a 0-7 defeat in the Champions League of Tedesco, in the league were the Schalke at this time in 14th place Also in Moscow awaits the German-Italian first relegation battle: record champion Spartak is only two points ahead of the relegation places with 14 points from twelve games.