Fortuna Düsseldorf has been extended to the end of the season expiring contract with coach Friedhelm Funkel (65) a year. The contract only applies to the Bundesliga. The agreement to new negotiations, the club announced on Tuesday.

“My great desire was always with my great coaches and support staff, as well as this character work strong team. I am very happy that we were able to agree to it in the winter break,“ said Funkel.

fortune’s Board of Directors Chairman Robert shepherd said: “We have thus corrected together with the error from the training camp. We had to every time the utmost confidence in Friedhelm Funkel and his work. This will change in the future.“

Until Friday the Fortuna had explained in the training camp in Spain, the talks failed, and Sparkle will go in the summer.