Soccer
Mainz U23 coach Gaul is moving to Podolski Club Zabrze

Bartosch Gaul will be the new coach of the Polish first division soccer team Gornik Zabrze and thus of 2014 world champion Lukas Podolski. The 34-year-old spent four years in charge of the U23 team at Bundesliga club FSV Mainz 05, which plays in the regional league. Gaul’s contract ran until 2023. Both clubs had agreed not to disclose the transfer terms, according to a statement from Mainz on Friday evening. Gaul worked for a total of seven years in the youth performance center of the FSV. Podolski, who was born in Poland, switched to his favorite club from his youth a year ago.

Bartosch Gaul is the new coach of the Polish first division football club Gornik Zabrze and thus the 2014 world champion Lukas Podolski. The 34-year-old spent four years in charge of the U23 team at Bundesliga club FSV Mainz 05, which plays in the regional league. Gaul’s contract ran until 2023. Both clubs had agreed not to disclose the transfer terms, according to a statement from Mainz on Friday evening. Gaul worked for a total of seven years in the youth performance center of the FSV. Podolski, who was born in Poland, switched to his favorite club from his youth a year ago.

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