Borussia Mönchengladbach have named Adi Hütter as the club’s new head coach from the 2021/22 season. The 51-year-old Austrian has signed a three-year contract with the Foals.
“We’re delighted that Adi Hütter has agreed to join us,” said Gladbach’s sporting director Max Eberl. “He is the best coach to take on the challenges and goals that we have as a team and as a club from summer and beyond.”
Adi Hütter was born in Hohenems, Austria on February 11, 1970. He featured for clubs such as Grazer AK, Linzer ASK and Austria Salzburg during his playing career, also winning 14 senior international caps.
He also worked in Austria as a head coach in charge of SCR Altach, SV Grödig and Red Bull Salzburg, where he won a league and cup double in 2015. He went on to win the Swiss league title with Young Boys BSC in 2018, earning him a move to Eintracht Frankfurt. He took the Eagles to the semifinals of the 2019 UEFA Europa League and also reached the DFB-Pokal semifinals in 2020.