Magath frustrated by lack of leaders
Schalke coach Felix Magath admits his team are lacking a leader on
the pitch, after they lost ground on Bundesliga leaders Bayern
The Royal Blues lost 4-2 at struggling Hannover at the
weekend, and Magath feels his team could do with someone in the
mould of Bayern Munich’s Mark van Bommel to help their cause.
“If (goalkeeper) Manuel Neuer player 30 metres further
forward he would be the ideal captain,” Magath told the Bild
“Without a leader we, having made it 2-2 in Hannover,
immediately did too little again.
“We need someone like Mark van Bommel, who prevents that.
Peer Kluge is not playing at his limit. Heiko Westermann is under
so much pressure that he is not developing further at this moment
“Either someone grows into the leadership role or we have to