Burger named Hearts assistant manager

Werner Burger has been appointed as the assistant manager at Hearts.

Burger is a highly regarded German tactician and has worked closely with boss Csaba Laszlo in the past.

The pair studied for their football qualifications together in Cologne, before Burger went on to coach Swiss clubs FC Schaffhausen, Red Star Zurich and FC Kreuzlingen.

Burger has also spent time with the German football federation as a youth coach.