Schwarz wants successful Mainz brand

New 1. FSV Mainz 05 coach Sandro Schwarz has promised top bring an exciting and sustainable brand of football to the club after he replaced Martin Schmidt at the end of the season.

Schmidt was seemingly replaced after winning just two games in his final 12 matches as Mainz narrowly avoided a relegation scrap on goal difference.

Nonetheless, Schwarz believes that brighter times are ahead for the O-Fives if he can implement his methodology with success.

The 38-year-old, who has been in charge of the side's U23 outfit for the past two seasons, told reporters, "I want to bring the players on and, together with the team, develop a successful brand of football that will also please our fans. 

"That will be the focus of my work. For me personally it’s also a very emotional step to manage my team, in my city, in the Bundesliga."

Schwarz, who is a native of the city, has put pen to paper on a three-year deal that will see him remain in charge if all goes well until 2020.

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