Mainz (dpa) - Coach David Wagner dampens despite the recent euphoria after two wins the expectations of Bundesliga club FC Schalke 04.
Asked about returning to the European Cup, Wagner responded to the Allgemeine Zeitung: "This season is not an issue at all. Nonetheless, we have made it our mission to roll Schalke 04 into international business over the next three years - as long as the contracts in our coaching team are running. "Wagner will be kicking off with his Schalke players this Friday (20.30 / DAZN) the fifth Bundesliga game day on the FSV Mainz 05
Even the return to Europe in the next three years is ambitious, stressed the 47-year-old: "This is a very, very high goal and in view of our finances is not a simple project." Wagner also has personal connections to the next opponent Mainz. "My parents-in-law live in Bretzenheim, they can practically spit over to the Opel Arena. My sister-in-law lives in Marienborn. In addition, our daughter is studying in Wiesbaden, »said the coach. He is relatively common in the region, but with his former club as a professional but "not necessarily the close contact".
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