Stefan Kuntz has been appointed as the new coach of Germany's under-21 team.
The German FA (DFB) announced that the former international, a 1996 European championship winner, will succeed Horst Hrubesch, who left after the Rio Olympics.
Kuntz, 53, returns to the coaching world almost 13 years after beginning a career as a football official in which his most recent post was as CEO of Kaiserslautern.
He said of his appointment: "I've been preparing a return to the touchline for a while.
"I was immediately...