Monchengladbach confirmed the manager will leave his position to become Borussia Dortmund’s head coach this summer. Although Florian Neuhaus has been linked with a move to Dortmund, Rose ruled out the possibility of any players following him to Dortmund.
The 44-year-old manager said when was asked if he would oppose the
hierarchy if they wished to sign a
player, he said
: "Yes, I would say that.
"If Marco Rose says he won't take a player to Borussia Dortmund, then he won't take a player to Borussia Dortmund. Period."
"Despite my move in the summer, 100 per cent of my energy is in my work here. There had been pressure growing, so I had to make a gut decision and the challenge in Dortmund is what appeals to me.
"I'm very happy to be here and want to carry on until the summer. It was not an easy decision to leave, but one I had to make to calm the situation.
"I completely understand the fans' disappointment. It was a personal decision, but I have always given my best here and will continue to do so until the summer."
, is confident that
departure won’t worsen the situation at the club.
"Every player wants to know who his coach will be in the future. We will continue the current discussions with the players and I am convinced that we will continue with them successfully,"
"[The club is] not dependent on individual people. I am almost dismayed that it seems that people do not trust that the club will emerge from this situation even stronger."
is leading the race to replace
was unwilling to comment on the rumors.
"We will start to take a close look at which coaches could suit Borussia. I will go about by my job in time, but I definitely won't be commenting on any names that we have been linked with,"