Borussia Dortmund hire Tuchel as coach

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DORTMUND, Germany (AP) Borussia Dortmund appointed Thomas Tuchel as coach from the end of the season on Sunday, handing the former Mainz coach a three-year contract effective from July 1.

The 41-year-old Tuchel will take over from Juergen Klopp, who announced his end-of-season departure on Wednesday, saying he was no longer the man for the job. Klopp previously coached Mainz.

Dortmund said Tuchel will be presented the week after the season ends and "until this time, neither party will make a public statement on the matter."


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