Ex-Sheffield Wednesday boss Jos Luhukay lands new job with play-off chasing club

Ex-Sheffield Wednesday manager Jos Luhukay is back in business after landing a new job with German side St Pauli.

By Nancy.Frostick1
Wednesday, 10th April 2019, 9:59 am
Updated Thursday, 11th April 2019, 1:01 pm

The Dutchman, who was sacked as Owls chief in December, has been announced as Markus Kauczinski’s replacement at the Bundesliga 2 outfit.

Luhukay is set to join the Hamburg-based club at the end of the season, with Andreas Rettig stepping in as interim manager until the conclusion of the current campaign.

The Kiezkickers have lost three of their last four games, but Luhukay arrives with a record of three promotions from the German second tier on his CV.

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Former Owls Manager Jos Luhukay.....Pic Steve Ellis

St Pauli are currently sit sixth in the German second tier – three places and four points off the Bundesliga relegation/promotion play-off spot, which sees a promotion hunting second tier team play the 16th placed team from the top flight looking to secure survival.

Since Luhukay's departure at Hillsborough, Wednesday have mounted a push for the top six under new boss Steve Bruce and are now coincidentally also three places and four points off of the play-offs following last night’s 3-0 win over Nottingham Forest.