German Dino Toppmöller, assistant to Julian Nagelsmann in Leipzig then Bayern Munich, has been appointed to coach Frankfurt until the summer of 2026 to replace Austrian Oliver Glasner, Eintracht announced Monday in a press release.

“The evolution of Eintracht Frankfurt in recent seasons has been impressive”, including a victory in the Europa League in the spring of 2022, underlined Dino Toppmöller (42), who played 16 matches with Eintracht during the season. 2002/03.

Dino Toppmöller is the son of Klaus Toppmöller, finalist of the Champions League on the bench of Bayer Leverkusen in 2002, vice-champion of Germany and finalist of the cup in the same season.

Coach of Dudelange in Luxembourg for three seasons from the summer of 2016 to the summer of 2019, Dino Toppmöller then joined Julian Nagelsmann in Leipzig in the summer of 2020 to become his assistant during the technician’s second season at the club. east of Germany.

When Nagelsmann signed for Bayern in the summer of 2021, Toppmöller followed him to Munich, and was dismissed at the end of March 2023 at the same time as the Bayern coach, replaced by Thomas Tuchel.

In Frankfurt, Toppmöller will experience his first European matches as head coach since Eintracht, unfortunate finalists of the German Cup against RB Leipzig on Saturday (2-0), will play in the preliminary round of the Europa League Conference thanks to their seventh place in the Bundesliga.

A time in contact with the leading quartet for a qualification for the group stage of the Champions League, Frankfurt collapsed at the end of the season despite the contribution of Randal Kolo Muani. In early May, coach Oliver Glasner was told the end of his adventure a year before the end of his contract.