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Leverkusen in shock!
Leverkusen - Fans of Bayer Leverkusen have been shocked by the clubs announcement that Roger Schmidt has stepped down from his recently received post of manager.
In april Leverkusen announced that Schmidt would become the clubs new manager, the news of his appointment was well received by fans.
No wonder, as Schmidt's Red Bull Salzburg side were very impressive last season. They clinched the Austrian league title with eight games remaining and managed to get into the last 16 of the Europa League beating renowned football club Ajax Amsterdam very convincingly along the way.
Fans believed that Schmidt would be the perfect man to take the club to the next level and couldn't wait to see him in action, now however it appears that they will never get that chance.
The exact reason for Schmidt's sudden departure is currently unknown but several rumours are pointing towards a burnout. Regardless as to why Schmidt has decided to step down Leverkusen will now be looking for a new manager.