Jonjoe Kenny wins August Rookie of the Month award
An individual honour for Jonjoe Kenny: the right-back has won August’s Rookie of the Month award, after impressing during his first three Bundesliga matches and topping it all off with a goal against Hertha. The 22-year-old Englishman was up against Wolfsburg’s Xaver Schlager and Augsburg’s Ruben Vargas. The trio were nominated by the DFL (Deutsche Fußball Liga GmbH) for their performances during the opening month of the season.
David Wagner: Everybody is eager for Sunday
After a two-week break, Schalke are back in Bundesliga action on Sunday (15/9, 18:00 CEST) at SC Paderborn. Head coach David Wagner sensed his side’s excitement ahead of the game with the newly promoted side. “We actually don’t want to wait until Sunday,” said the 47-year-old, who is pleased with how the Royal Blues have trained over the past week.
Successful evening for 04 Schalke internationals
Markus Schubert, Juan Miranda, Matija Nastasic and Amine Harit all enjoyed victories with their respective national sides on Tuesday night, despite some only watching on from the bench. schalke04.de brings you the round up.