Former Huddersfield Town manager David Wagner has pointed to a poor summer transfer window as the reason for the Terriers' terrible season.
After guiding the club to safety in their debut season in the Premier League, Wagner found his second season in England's much more challenging, overseeing just two wins in Huddersfield first 22 league games of the 2018/19 campaign before leaving on January 14.
The German left with Huddersfield planted at the foot of the Premier League, with their relegation to the Championship confirmed following Wagner's departure, as the 47-year-old suggested an unproductive transfer window wasn't ideal prior to the new season.
Speaking to The Times, he said: "
"This is part of the reflection obviously. But it was anything but a one-man show. We had great supporters, a great chairman who supported me, unbelievable backroom staff and players as well.
2 - 2018-19 (Fulham and Huddersfield) is just the second Premier League campaign in which two teams have been relegated with at least five games remaining after the 1994-95 campaign (Leicester City and Ipswich Town). Drop. pic.twitter.com/nsOwzd2Uyb— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) April 2, 2019
"The German Bundesliga is very interesting for me because I was born and brought up in Germany. I have never worked in the Bundesliga so that makes it more exciting.
Source : 90min