Ghana-born German international Gerald Asamoah has been appointed as the new manager of Schalke 04. The 42-year-old who is born to Ghanaian parents secured the job in the wake of the sacking of Domenico Tedesco as the head coach of the cub.
The Royal blues have suffered a poor run of results in the Bundesliga and Tuesdays humiliating 7-0 UEFA Champions League defeat in the hands of Manchester City put the icing on the cake for the former coach.
Schalke 04 announced Gerald Asamoah appointment as the new manager on their social media handle and according to available information, he will be assisted by Huub Stevens and Mike Büskens.
Asamoah played almost his entire career at the Veltins Arena and is seen as an undisputed club legend thus the reason to hand him the job.
Born in Mampong in Ghana, Asamoah rose to become one of the key players for the German national team. He played for the German national team at the 2002 and 2006 World Cup.
Asamoah also played 328 matches for the club scoring 52goals.