Werder Bremen’s head of the scouting department, Clemens Fritz, spoke at the press conference ahead of the northern derby against HSV. Among other things, the sixth position at SVW was discussed.
At the beginning of the still young season Maximilian Eggestein was in midfield of the SVW on the six. However, as he was known to move to SC Freiburg in Breisgau, a regular player in Markus’ early starting eleven was eliminated. Christian Groß recently took over this position. The 32-year-old, who was born in Bremen, was still a bench press before Eggestein left, which is why the question of whether Groß was just a temporary solution would be entirely justified.
Fritz sees the squad adequately occupied in this position, if you read between the lines, SV Werder will probably not sign a new central defensive midfielder in the near future: “The construction site was more or less opened from the outside. We knew that Groß and Rapp, but Mbom and Gruev can also play this position. For us it was never an issue internally that we had a construction site there. “