Ralf Fährmann: "Build on the fundamentals of last season"
Following ten days in China and two friendlies, Ralf Fährmann only has positive conclusions to draw. “That was an important building block. The trip allowed us to integrate the new players and we have become closer as a group. Now we need to start working hard again,” said the Royal Blue captain.
Christian Heidel: Training with Domenico is a little bit different
After a week and a half in China, Christian Heidel can only draw a positive conclusion of the trip. Schalke’s sporting director spoke to us about the time in the Far East, the new Royal Blues integrating to the squad, future summer business and Domenico Tedesco’s training methods.
Domenico Tedesco: We have a very tight-knit group
With the 3-1 win over Hebei China Fortune, the 11-day trip to the Middle Kingdom came to a positive end. “Winning after being down a goal speaks to the character of the boys,” says head coach Domenico Tedesco, who gave his side three days off after they arrived back in Germany.