EXCLUSIVE: Leaders come in many different guises, from bombastic Roy Keane-like figures to teeth-gritted domineering types in the mould of Mile Jedinak.
Werder Bremen is back in the top flight after securing promotion from 2. Bundesliga on the final day of the season.
Werder Bremen surrendered a 2-0 lead and top spot in 2. Bundesliga after a 3-2 home loss to Holstein Kiel on Saturday (AEST).
Schalke has sacked Dimitrios Grammozis ahead of the run-in to the 2. Bundesliga campaign, with the club citing a loss of confidence in the coach's ability to earn it promotion this term.
Werder Bremen coach Markus Anfang has quit the German club as investigations continue into claims he used a forged COVID-19 vaccine certificate.
2. Bundesliga: Hamburger SV v Fortuna Dusseldorf