Dortmund to hold news conference with Bosz on the brink

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A run of one win in 13 matches across all competitions looks set to bring the end to the former Ajax manager's tenure with the Bundesliga side

Borussia Dortmund have announced a news conference for Sunday amid mounting speculation head coach Peter Bosz is set to be sacked.

The Bundesliga club tweeted to announce the hastily arranged briefing at 12:00 CET, which will address "the current sporting situation".

It is a situation that appears terminal for Bosz's job prospects following Saturday's 2-1 Bundesliga defeat at home to lowly Werder Bremen, a result that extended Dortmund's winless run to nine matches in all competitions.

Indeed, Dortmund's only win in the past 13 games came against third-tier Magdeburg in the DFB-Pokal and they have been knocked out of the Champions League after failing to win a single group game against Real Madrid, Tottenham or APOEL.

Addressing his position after the Bremen loss, Bosz told Fox Sports: "You never know, I'm at a big club and I think they [the board] have been quiet for a long time.

"It can now suddenly be over, but you know that when you're at a top club and you do not win a lot.

"I'm fighting, that's not the point, but I'm not talking about my own position."

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Bosz arrived at Signal Iduna Park having led Ajax to the Europa League final and established Dortmund as the early season pacesetters with six victories and a draw from their opening seven top-flight games.

A 3-2 defeat to RB Leipzig set in motion an ongoing Bundesliga slump that has included a 3-1 reverse against Bayern Munich in Der Klassiker and a 4-4 Revierderby draw with Schalke having led their rivals 4-0 before half time.

Dortmund lie seventh in the Bundesliga, 13 points behind leaders Bayern.

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