LASK Linz

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LASK Linz

In


Valerien Ismael (manager), Rene Renner (mid) (Mattersburg), Thomas Sabitzer (mid) (Kapfenberg), David Schnegg (att) (Liefering), Valentino Muller (mid) (Altach), Reuben Acquah (mid) (Altach - back from loan)

Out


Oliver Glasner (manager) (Wolfsburg), Florian Jamnig (sp) (mid) (Altach), Bruno Felipe (mid) (Olympiakos), Joao Victor (k) (att) (Wolfsburg), Dogan Erdogan (mid) (Trabzonspor)

LASK have had a superb 2018/19 season - they were eliminated from Besiktas only on away goals and went on to enjoy a superb league campaign that saw them finish second in the Bundesliga table. Sadly for the Linzers, their success has made it impossible for them to keep hold of their manager Oliver Glasner. He has received several offers from abroad and eventually decided to join German side Wolfsburg. Apart from losing their highly-rated manager, the Linzers also had to deal with the blow of Glasner having taken their top scorer Joao Victor to Germany with him. Glasner's successor is Valerien Ismael who, ironically, spent a decent chunk of his previous managerial in career in charge of Wolfsburg's reserve team, but also had a stint in charge of their first team. The Linzers have proven apt at bringing in players from lesser sides. They have signed two proven Bundesliga players in Rene Renner and Valentino Muller, while Thomas Sabitzer and David Schnegg join from Erste Liga sides. While keeping the core of their squad together, LASK have not signed a like-for-like replacement for Joao Victor, and this could prove a huge problem, given that they were always built around being solid at the back and need a reliable finisher to convert the few chances that they create. Given how well he has done, Glasner's departure could also be a blow, although it is obviously unreasonably to write Ismael off straight away. What is clear is that, while LASK have done extremely well over the last two years, not many Bundesliga followers will expect them to repeat last year's heroics.

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They qualified for Europe in each of the previous two seasons and will be hoping to do so again.

Season Review
2018/2019

№2: LASK Linz

After enjoying a superb season of return to the top flight, LASK managed to keep hold of all of their key players and weer hoping for another positive campaign. The Linzers ended up doing even better than expected, as they finished a clear second and even looked like having a chance of ending Salzburg's domestic dominance until late in the campaign. They also had a rather decent European episode, as only a late goal scored by Turkish giants Besiktas denied them a famous win that would resulted in them playing in the Europa League Play-offs. The reemergence of the Linzers as a domestic powerhouse has lead to Oliver Glasner receiving a lot of praise and their manager was eventually tempted away by German Bundesliga side Wolfsburg, where he will become manager following the end of this season. Moreover, Glasner seems determined to take highly-rated striker Joao Victor with him to Germany and it seems that the Linzers are set to lose two men who were instrumental in them having the excellent season that they did. While the question of who will replace Glasner is still open, LASK definitely seem likely to struggle to repeat their this season's heroics next time around. However, they have proven to be a superbly organized club over the recent years and should by no means be written off.


Player of the Season: Joao Victor Santos

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