Berlin (dpa) - Bundesliga soccer team Hertha BSC has split up with coach Bruno Labbadia and his assistant.

Olaf Janßen, Eddy Sözer and Günter Kern had also been released, the association announced on Sunday afternoon.

Manager Michael Preetz also had to vacate his post.

Hertha had reacted in the morning to the continuation of the decline in the Bundesliga and separated from Labbadia and Preetz.

According to managing director Carsten Schmidt, Hertha wants to announce a successor for Labbadia on Monday.

The previous sports director Arne Friedrich will take over Preetz's duties until the summer.

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