Tayfun Korkut believes Hannover can qualify for Europe

Hannover 96 manager Tayfun Korkut

Tayfun Korkut believes Hannover can qualify for Europe [divider]

Hannover 96 manager Tayfun Korkut believes his side can qualify for European competition this season.

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“Training has been going well, we are on the right path, there is a great team spirit and every player is ready to cover for his teammate,” Korkut told Sporx.

“We played four matches and only conceded one goal, our aim this season is to finish in a European spot.”

Hannover have been training in Belek, Antalya in Turkey along with six other Bundesliga sides.

The Bundesliga outfit are currently in 8th place with 24 points.

Korkut has done a stellar job since taking over at Hannover, few expected the Bundesliga outfit to do well this season in fact they were considered prime relegation candidates.

The 40-year-old coach became the first Turkish international to take over a Bundesliga club when he was appointed Hannover manager last season.

It is the first senior coaching job for the former Fenerbahçe midfielder who previously worked as a youth team coach at Real Sociedad, Hoffenheim and VfB Stuttgart.