Fortuna Düsseldorf coach Friedhelm Funkel rips into out-of-form Bernard Tekpetey

Published on: 04 December 2019
Fortuna Düsseldorf coach Friedhelm Funkel rips into out-of-form Bernard Tekpetey
Bernard Tekpetey

Fortuna Düsseldorf striker Bernard Tekpetey has lost the trust of his coach Friedhelm Funkel after unimpressive displays.

The Ghana striker arrived on loan from Schalke 04 with a lot of promise following his exploits with Paderborn in the Bundesliga II last season.

Tekpetey's ten goals helped the club to secure promotion to the German top-flight.

But the 22-year-old has been passive and beige in his first six months at the club.

Last season, he was handed a starting role in the 1-1 draw at TSG Hoffenheim but was hooked after 60 minutes.

An unhappy Funkel explained: "For me it was very clear that I took Bernard out. He was not motivated to play and had many unfortunate situations "

Tekpetey has made six league appearances for Fortuna Düsseldorf this term, yet to score or provide an assist.

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