The winger knows Magath from his time in the Bundesliga.
He told the Fulham & Hammersmith Chronicle: "I know him well, he is a coach with extensive experience who has worked with many German clubs.
"He's the right man for this job and I hope he can get us out of this situation. Every coach has a different style, he works and is very disciplined.
"I hope he stays for a long time."
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