Daniel Farke breaks his silence after being fired by Norwich to proudly state that he was ‘pretty long-term in a short-term business’ while thanking fans for an ‘unforgettable’ spell with the club
- Daniel Farke has spoken for the first time since he was fired as Norwich boss
- Farke’s firing came after Norwich beat Brentford 2-1 on Saturday afternoon.
- The German insists he was ‘long-term in Norwich’ in a ‘short-term deal’
- He also thanked the fans for an ‘unforgettable’ four and a half years at the club
Daniel Farke has insisted that he was “quite a long time” in Norwich in the fierce football business, as he speaks for the first time since his dismissal as manager of the Canary Islands.
Following his dismissal following Norwich’s 2-1 win over Brentford on Saturday, their first victory of the Premier League season, Farke released a statement via the League Managers Association (LMA) on Tuesday reflecting on about his four and a half years at the club. before thanking the fans for their support.
Farke took over 208 games as Norwich boss, but with just one win out of his first 11 games, the Norfolk club decided it was time to act and relieved him of his duties shortly after his win over the Bees.
Daniel Farke has spoken for the first time since he was fired as Norwich coach
Farke insists he was ‘long-term in Norwich’ on a ‘short-term deal’ in a statement Tuesday
The 45-year-old German said he is leaving Carrow Road with ‘great pride’ after winning promotion to the Premier League on two separate occasions, which ‘will connect us forever’.
“We, and by that I mean our coaching staff consisting of Edmund Riemer, Christopher John, Chris Domogalla and myself, have had a great time at Norwich City, which has now come to an end.” Farke’s statement is read through the LMA.
“We leave Norwich with great pride, having worked for this exceptional club for almost four and a half years means a lot to us.
“ Our special thanks to the fans who have always supported the team and us, making the great moments at Carrow Road unforgettable, two promotions to the Premier League together will connect us forever.
Farke was promoted to the Premier League on two separate occasions with Norwich
The German coach thanked the fans for an ‘unforgettable’ four and a half years at the club
“Working with the players was a great pleasure during all that time, as we had great confidence in each other. We wish the team the best and we are confident it will succeed as the team spirit in the dressing room is second to none.
“Soccer is a short-term business and that’s why we were in Norwich for a long time because it was made possible by Delia Smith, Michael Wynn Jones and Stuart Webber.
Goodbye Canary Islands. We will see each other again ‘.
Norwich has begun its search for Farke’s successor and is scheduled for formal talks with Frank Lampard this week.
The 43-year-old former Chelsea manager has become an early contender for the job, while the recently fired Dean Smith is also being considered.
Frank Lampard is ready for talks with Norwich about his vacant managerial position
Dean Smith (left) and Russell Martin (right) are also on the Canary Islands candidate list for a new manager
Norwich began holding discussions about a replacement for Farke on Sunday with initial inquiries about Lampard’s interest.
The 50-year-old became an option after being fired by Aston Villa on Sunday, although he may prefer to take a break from the game.
Swansea boss Russell Martin, a former Canaries captain who has spoken of wanting to coach Norwich one day, has also been linked.
Norwich have lost eight of 11 Premier League games this season, a start that raised questions about Farke’s ability to keep them, he reported. Sportsmail In the past week.
Despite beating Brentford, Norwich is still five points from safety.