Barnsley have announced their new manager ahead of their upcoming campaign in League One.
German boss Daniel Stendel has been brought in on a two-year deal at Barnsley.
He succeeds Jose Morais as Barnsley manager after they were relegated from the Championship on the final day of the season and they will spend the 2018/19 season back in League One.
Paul Heckingbottom started last season in charge but left to join Leeds United, although he has since been sacked by the Whites after a disappointing mid-table finish.
Stendel joins Barnsley with his only previous managerial experience coming at Hannover 96 in the German Bundesliga, where he had a win ratio of around 54 per cent.
However, the 44-year-old spent less than a year in the role and has not been employed since March 2017.
Barnsley fans took to Twitter to discuss their new manager, with the majority feeling confident that he is the right man for the job.
Here are a selection of the best responses.
Can't wait to see Dan with all lads round Leeds Xmas Market on tables in Bierkeller. You German market reds!
— Luke Goddard ???? (@lukegoddardact) June 6, 2018
Good luck Daniel Stendel, a new era and time to get behind the new coach and the super reds!! Heres to a great season! A very exciting appointment and a head coach with a very promising win ratio @BarnsleyFC #barnsleyfc #youreds
— Ben Mosley (@BenMosleyArt) June 6, 2018
well THAT was a suprise…
— Barnsley Sime: DJ (@barnsleysime) June 6, 2018
Welcome to Barnsley. Now let’s get some players in and get them unified into a proper team that’s hard to beat and feared throughout this league. Other than Sunderland, we should fear no one
— David Richardson (@davrico81) June 6, 2018
Let’s make sure Dan’s the man and give him the cash card.????⏳
— stephen cooper (@stephen45031373) June 6, 2018
Guess it’s time to get behind him and hope the board got it right this time, if this fails then I think the hirers need to go. #WelcomeStendel
— Jason Nicholson (@Jasenick6281) June 6, 2018
— First Touch Soccer T (@FTouchsoccer) June 6, 2018
Welcome to Oakwell, big season ahead …… onwards and upwards …. yyyooouuu rrreeedddsss #edinburghreds
— Steve (@GazzaSteve) June 6, 2018
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