BERLIN (AP) — Hertha Berlin has hit the reboot button and is counting on former United States coach Jürgen Klinsmann to launch its journey to becoming one of Germany’s biggest clubs.
Helped by a newly hired extensive backroom staff, Klinsmann is being charged with waking the “sleeping giant” and putting Hertha in position to deliver on the promise following a $250 million investment from new backer Lars Windhorst.
“For years now there have been great hopes in Berlin,” Klinsmann said at his presentation this week. “People I’ve met on the streets – and I have a connection because my son was here – they said, ‘Yeah, Berlin is waiting for something special. Berlin has the potential. Berlin is a