Pellegrino Matarazzo is named as the new head coach of VfB Stuttgart. The American Native of New Jersey took charge since Monday and signed a pact that would last till June 2021. Pellegrino will be taking the place of Tim Walter, who was dismissed after showing poor performance in the first half of the campaign. VfB also tweeted about this and welcomed the 42-years-old Matarazzo in the club.
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The chairman of the club Thomas Hitzlesperger stated that they had a large number of discussions in last few days and invested a lot of time in their search for new head coach and, in the end, everyone agreed to choose Pellegrino and they welcome him to the Stuttgart.He further said they want success in a short period and want to improve their soccer profile and confirm that the new young generation will easily get a place in the professional club shortly. He backed his statement by showing faith in Pellegrino Matarazzo that under his care, he can see themselves well prepared for all these challenges. Read About VfB Stuttgart Young Player Daniel Didavi here.

Pellegrino used to be an assistant manager before at TSG Hoffenheim under both Alfred Schruder and Julian Nagelsmann. This came to him as a surprise because it would be his first senior-level management, as he gained much experience and respect with the young sides of FC Nurnberg and Hoffenheim.
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He remained assistant coach for Hoffenhium for more than 78 games, out of which 59 came during the time period of Nagelsmann. His coaching journey was started as Assistant Manager of Nurnberg’s reserve team under Rene Muller and Michael Wiesinger; during that time, he also acted as Interim Manager for three months. Later, he took over the Under 17 side of Nurnberg in Sep 2012, where he stayed for the whole season. After that, he promoted to Under-19 team of the club and led the team through 78 matches.

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