Skrzybski back in team training – William has torn his ACL
After a long injury break, Steven Skrzybski is back in team training. The 28-year-old suffered an MCL tear at the start of January away to Hertha BSC. Nabil Bentaleb, who had a minor operation on his groin in mid-March, is also back involved.
Rouven Schröder takes over as sporting director - Mathias Schober promoted to director of the Knappenschmiede and development
The Royal Blues have made key decisions for the future and filled two vacant positions within the sporting management of the club. Rouven Schröder will take over as sporting director as of 1st July, and will be responsible for first-team squad planning, scouting and staffing the departments, among other things. Mathias Schober will become the new director of development and the Knappenschmiede with immediate effect, and will have overall responsibility for the academy in this role.
Knappenschmiede International gets creative with pandemic training programs
Downtime is one of the most important opportunities for an athlete to work on their skills and weaknesses. In line with the Knappenschmiede International programs, Schalke 04 was tasked with implementing creative solutions to make use of unusual times in an efficient, yet engaging, manner.