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Nagelsmann:
The pressure is bigger at RB Leipzig than at Hoffenheim

By Laura Brandt

Julian Nagelsmann is feeling under bigger pressure at RB Leipzig than at Hoffenheim.

Julian Nagelsmann.
Julian Nagelsmann.Photo: GEPA Pictures/Sven Sonntag

Julian Nagelsmann feels he's under bigger pressure to deliver at RB Leipzig than he was at Hoffenheim.

The 32-year-old, who joined RB Leipzig in the summer after a handful of successful seasons at Hoffenheim, told Sport Bild:


"The pressure is bigger here. The decisive factor for football coaches is the point in time that they take over a team.

"Hoffenheim were almost rock bottom when I arrived. It's easier to improve the situation if you're 17th than if you're in third place like Leipzig were when I took over," Nagelsmann said.

Nagelsmann's troops sit second in the Bundesliga table, having won 21 points after 11 league games.

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