Berlin (dpa) - The unspecified group, which is campaigning for Ralf Rangnick's return to FC Schalke 04, is also aiming for a complete replacement of the management level of the troubled Bundesliga club, according to information from the "kicker".

Accordingly, the group wants a new board.

In addition, executives on the level below should also be affected.

The "kicker" reported on Monday.

Outsourcing the professional department is also part of the plan.

According to the report, the group, which is said to consist of 14 influential people, spoke to Schalke's supervisory board chairman Jens Buchta in January via video conference.

At that time, Rangnick should not have been mentioned.

Beyond this video conference, there should not have been any further discussions.

The group is currently pushing the plans for a Rangnick return.

According to media reports, the 62-year-old is ready to work again for the Royal Blues after his engagements in 2004, 2005 and 2011.

The knocked-down bottom of the table staggered after the 0: 5 against Wolfsburg practically hopelessly towards relegation.

According to "Kicker", a conversation between the current leadership of Schalke and Rangnick is planned for this Monday.


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