Borussia Dortmund have appointed former Mainz 05 boss Thomas Tuchel as their new head coach effective July 1.
The 41-year-old has signed a three-year contract with the Bundesliga club and will be unveiled as the new coach in the week that follows the conclusion of the 2014-15 campaign.
The West German native was reportedly eyeing up a move to Hamburg, and was also rumored to be a contender to replace Pep Guardiola at Bayern Munich, when the Spaniard’s contract expires in 2016.
Tuchel took charge of Mainz 05 between 2009 and 2014. He directed the club to a fifth place finish in 2011…