RB Leipzig CEO rules out Borussia Dortmund move for Julian Nagelsmann

RB Leipzig CEO Oliver Mintzlaff has ruled out any chance of Julian Nagelsmann joining Borussia Dortmund next summer.

Borussia Dortmund parted ways with Lucien Favre earlier this month after a string of bad results in the Bundesliga. Assistant coach Edin Terzic took over as the interim head coach until the end of the season. But the BVB bosses have not yet made a decision on who will be the trainer beyond that.

RB Leipzig head coach Julian Nagelsmann has been heavily linked with Borussia Dortmund in the past. But CEO Oliver Mintzlaff has said that there is no chance of Nagelsmann leaving Leipzig in the summer.

“I can assure you that Julian will be our coach next season,” Mintzlaff told Sky90 (H/T: SportBILD). “He feels comfortable, he has built a great team here. There is no reason for him to start packing his bags. We are completely relaxed.”

Nagelsmann has three years remaining on his RB Leipzig contract, which does not contain an exit clause. The 33 year old was also a reported target for Borussia Dortmund in 2018, before they decided to bring in Lucien Favre. Nagelsmann ended up leaving TSG Hoffenheim for RB Leipzig in 2019, and helped the Saxony-based club reach the Champions League semi-final in his first year in charge.

In addition to Nagelsmann, Borussia Dortmund have also been linked with Borussia Mönchengladbach head coach Marco Rose in recent weeks. Gladbach sporting director Max Eberl claimed last week he is 99% sure that Rose will stay with the Foals beyond the end of the season. But reports in Germany have claimed that the 44 year old has an exit clause in his contract.

Current Borussia Dortmund head coach Edin Terzic could also find himself in the running if he is able to make a good impression on those in charge at the club.