Head coach Florian Kohfeldt announced an important decision regarding the Werder team at the pre-match press conference on Thursday. Following the departure of former vice-captain Davy Klaassen, Kohfeldt has named Theodor Gebre Selassie as second-in-command to captain Niklas Moisander. Maximilian Eggestein will be third choice captain.
Milot Rashica had to end training early on Wednesday. The forward suffered an ankle injury in the tackle and will now undergo tests to see if he can play in the all-important game on Saturday against 1. FC Köln.
While the substitutes and unused players from yesterday’s defeat in Mainz completed a training session on Sunday morning, Theodor Gebre Selassie went to see club doctor Dr. Daniel Hellermann.
It's an important step on the road to recovery. Theodor Gebre Selassie once again has the ball at his feet during training. "I feel good and I'm getting better every day," said the right back to WERDER.DE.
Werder have not lost when he has scored: Milot Rashica is in great form at the moment and has had a direct hand in 12 goals in the last 12 games. Werder’s number seven was again the deciding factor against Wolfsburg his two goals helped the team to secure a first win in eight games. Nevertheless, the ‘rocket’ remains grounded: “He’s still the same,” said Theodor Gebre Selassie in an interview...