By Peter Weis@PeterVicey

Schmadtke makes clear he expects Marmoush back in Wolfsburg

Speaking to the Wolfsburger Allgemeine Zeitung, chief WOB personnel boss Jörg Schmadtke ruled out cutting loanee Omar Marmoush loose. 
It has been an eventful season for 23-year-old Egyptian attacker Omar Marmoush. Forced into a starting role with loan club VfB Stuttgart, the young attacker has scored three goals and contributed a further four assists for Pellegrino Matarazzo's Swabians. He scored a gorgeous free-kick goal this past weekend.

On the international level too, Marmoush has had a breakthrough year. Egyptian national team head-coach Carlos Queiroz utilized him extensively in the country's run all the way to the AFCON Final this past January. Given the facts that Marmoush is currently on his second loan stint in as many years (he played for FC St. Pauli last season) and that Wolfsburg are currently overstocked with strikers (Lukas Nmecha, Jonas Wind, Max Kruse, Bartosz Bialek), the question has arisen as to whether Germany's green company team plans to keep him.

If club sporting CEO Jörg Schmadtke is to be believed, Marmoush remains a player the club still considers a valuable asset. Speaking to the local Wolfsburger Allgemeine Zeitung, Schmadtke conveyed that the developmental plan for the player was proceeding as originally expected.

"His development is going very well," Schmadtke told the newspaper, "You can see the potential that he has and he's drawing upon that far better than he did with us. He now has some Bundesliga experience under his belt and we have a completely different impression of the lad."

Schmadtke noted that he was very pleased with both the results of the St. Pauli loan and the sojourn down south in Stuttgart. Marmoush scored seven times for the Hamburg-based club last season. He has yet to striker In eight appearances for the Wolfsburg senior team.

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