VfL Wolfsburg have officially announced that they have appointed Mark van Bommel as the club's new manager.
We have dealt intensively with Mark van Bommel and the personal talks have confirmed our impression that he fits perfectly with our philosophy. He is an internationally recognized football professional and knows what to expect in the Bundesliga,"
said Wolfsburg chief Jörg Schmadtke.
"He also has enormous ambition, which has already distinguished him in his long playing career. Mark van Bommel is our desired solution and we are convinced that together with him and his coaching team we can continue VfL's successful path."
"I am very much looking forward to working at VfL Wolfsburg and am excited about my new environment, the people and the task that awaits me. The ideas and perceptions of those responsible are identical to mine and I can identify very well with the path the club has taken."
said Mark van Bommel.
"To be allowed to work as a coach in the Bundesliga, where I played for so long, is a great honor and challenge for me, which I will approach with great joy and commitment together with everyone involved."