The side have agreed personal terms with the midfielder on a contract until 2026, with the medical set for next week.
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The 28-year-old represented Germany at youth levels but his maternal grandfather comes from Algeria.
“Due to the very difficult situation for the club, the team, my family and myself, I have decided to resign as coach of Werder Bremen with immediate effect,” Anfang said in a statement.
“At the moment it’s hard to say anything,” caretaker coach Thomas Schaaf, who stepped in after Florian Kohfeldt was sacked last weekend, told Sky.
Bremen lost 2-0 at mid-table side Augsburg on Saturday to leave them in the relegation play-off spot ahead of the final game of the regular season next weekend.
Werder Bremen, who host Hoffenheim in the Bundesliga on Sunday, will retest everyone again on Friday.
The Bundesliga club were thrashed 8-0 by champions Bayern Munich in their opener last weekend and then suffered a 3-1 defeat by Werder Bremen on Saturday.
Uwe Rosler’s side went into the match knowing victory would guarantee finishing third from bottom and securing the side a relegation playoff against the third team in the second tier.
This is as relegation looms over the former and a highly lucrative Champions League spot is on the line for the latter in Saturday’s final match day.
Robert Lewandowski chested down Jerome Boateng’s chipped pass to net the winner against Werder Bremen – and seal the league with two games to spare.
Werder, who played more Bundesliga games (1,896) than any other team, were second from bottom with 25 points from 30 games, three points behind Fortuna Duesseldorf in the promotion-relegation playoff berth.
A return to form for the Dutch international ensured Wolfsburg moved up to sixth place, jumping above Hoffenheim, and putting themselves back in place to qualify for next season’s Europa League.
The 21-year-old US-born McKennie wore an armband with the message: “Justice for George,” during Saturday’s 1-0 Bundesliga defeat at home to Werder Bremen.
It was a nightmarish afternoon for the goalkeepers who were at fault for all three goals
Lewandowski, who had missed Bayern’s last match with a knee injury, put Bayern 2-1 ahead with a powerful header in the 63rd minute.
Bosz joined in the summer after guiding Ajax to the final of the Europa League but leaves with the Schwarzgelben seventh in the Bundesliga table
Sunday’s 3-0 home defeat to Augsburg was the final nail in the coffin, and Nouri, who only took the position in September 2016, has been relieved of his duties.
Anthony Ujah’s first-half double helped Werder Bremen come from behind to beat West Ham 2-1 at Upton Park. Diafra Sakho…
The suggestion from Werder General Manager, Thomas Eichin, that Bayern get special treatment was met with an angry response from Bayern Sporting Director, Matthias Sammer, on Wednesday