Christian Ilzer’s success at SK Sturm is evident – after the 2-1 home win against Red Bull Salzburg, the Styrians are already runner -up. But that also arouses desires. If it goes to Ilzer’s consultant, the 44-year-old also coaches the Grazer next season.

In the past few days, Christian Ilzer has been associated with a farewell from Graz. Not for the first time, his name falls regularly in Germany and Switzerland.

But there is nothing specific, his consultant Christian Sand in the krone: “It is definitely the plan that Chris will be a storm coach in the coming season. After all, he did not extend his contract until 2024 because of only last year. ”Rumors about a farewell are rather a“ disturbance ”. Nache: “At the moment everything is quiet, something extraordinary would have to open up to make considerations.”

Christian Ilzer: “Are not yet at Zenit”

After the final whistle against Red Bull Salzburg-Sturm fixed the Champions League qualification with a 2-1 win-Ilzer also confirmed at SKY himself that his mission in Graz has not yet ended: “We have now reached a great level, But are not yet at the zenith and can further develop and make things better. “

You shouldn’t forget to look at the rearview mirror: “But it is also important to keep this level. The competition in Austria is great and there are other clubs that also have this claim. But now we will celebrate properly. Then we want End the season properly and prepare us for the new season as best as possible. Then it is important to realize our next goals. “

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Ilzer couldn’t be happier with his team: “I am incredibly proud of the troop. We have great leaders, a fantastic character and of course the necessary quality to win games. If you are in second place at the end of a season behind Salzburg Are you best-of-the-rest and that’s an incredible compliment to my team. “