Rösler, who was sacked as Leeds United manager in October last year, has also coached Wigan Athletic and Brentford. The 47-year-old has agreed a two-year contract with the League One club, who finished 19th in the third-tier last season.
“I’m absolutely delighted to have an agreement in place and I am now really looking forward to starting work,” said Rösler, the former Manchester City forward, who will assume his duties as head coach on Monday.
“Fleetwood is a special club with a special recent history in the way they have grown the club and the facilities, as well as winning so many promotions to now be playing in League One. I had several options in the UK and abroad but I was waiting for an opportunity and challenge like this to come along.
“The discussions I had with the owner Andy Pilley and technical director Gretar Steinsson really impressed me and I feel I can put my stamp on Fleetwood Town. I am very ambitious and I know the owner is too, we all want to be successful here together.”
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