DFB-Pokal Quarter-Finals: Schalke to host Werder Bremen

The Royal Blues will host Werder Bremen in the VELTINS-Arena for a place in the DFB-Pokal semi-finals. The quarter-final draw was held in the German football museum on Sunday evening.


An emotional win on an emotional evening

Rarely does the game in-hand seem to matter as little as yesterday’s DFB-Pokal round of 16 match vs. Fortuna Düsseldorf. The news of Rudi Assauer’s death was a shock for every Royal Blue. More impressive was the atmosphere that the Schalke fans created to help their team go on to win 4-1. The phrase “this win’s for Rudi” couldn’t have been more true yesterday night.


Ahmed Kutucu: Just an unbelievable feeling

The Schalke players could hardly hide their joy after beating Fortuna Düsseldorf 4-1 and advancing to the quarter-final of the DFB-Pokal. Domenico Tedesco and Friedhelm Funkel also paid tribute to Rudi Assauer, who passed away on Wednesday.

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Kutucu, Uth and a Sané brace – S04 move into the quarter-finals

FC Schalke 04 defeated Düsseldorf 4-1 on Wednesday (6/2) in the last 16 of the DFB-Pokal. Salif Sané scored twice for Schalke.

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Domenico Tedesco: We have two top goalkeepers

Four days after the unfortunate 2-0 home defeat to Borussia Mönchengladbach, the Royal Blues have the chance to return to winning ways in a different competition. On Wednesday, 6th February (20:45 CET), FC Schalke host Fortuna Düsseldorf in the DFB-Pokal round of sixteen. One of the aims for this match will be to repeat the performance shown in the opening 60 minutes against the Foals.

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Two-match ban for Alexander Nübel

FC Schalke 04 will be without keeper Alexander Nübel for the upcoming Bundesliga games at Bayern München (9/2) and at home against SC Freiburg (16/02). The DFB have given him a two-match ban after his red card in the 2-0 defeat against Borussia Mönchengladbach.


An S04 home game with Chinese New Year’s wishes

In the past few years, FC Schalke 04 has expanded its presence in China and can now boast a large fan basis there. At the home game against Borussia Mönchengladach last Saturday (2/2) the Royal Blues wished their Chinese fans a Happy New Year, ahead of February 5th.


Youth academy product Kutucu signs professional contract

Ahmed Kutucu has already taken several steps in his footballing career this season. He has appeared four times in the Bundesliga this season, and scored his first goal in the 3-1 away win at Stuttgart. Now the 18-year-old has signed his first professional contract at the club – which will run until 30th June, 2022.


Franco Di Santo moves to Rayo Vallecano

Done deal: Franco Di Santo has left FC Schalke 04 and signed for Spanish side Rayo Vallecano. The Argentine’s contract was terminated early at the Royal Blues.


FC Schalke 04 loan Jeffrey Bruma until the end of the season

FC Schalke 04 have loaned Jeffrey Bruma from VfL Wolfsburg until the end of the season. The Dutch international will be available to face Borussia Mönchengladbach this coming weekend. He will where the number 27 shirt.


Rabbi Matondo signs a four-year contract until June 30th, 2023

A huge British talent has signed for the Royal Blues: FC Schalke 04 have signed Rabbi Matondo from the current English champions Manchester City. The 18-year-old has been given a four-year contract, which will expire on June 30th, 2023. He will wear the number 14 shirt. Both clubs have agreed to keep the deal private.


Alessandro Schöpf to undergo operation – successful surgery for Benjamin Stambouli

Schalke 04 suffered three injuries during their 2-2 draw with Hertha Berlin last Friday (25/01/19). Alessandro Schöpf and Benjamin Stambouli came off the worst.

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Schöpf, Stambouli and Skrzybski out injured

All three players had to be taken off injured on Friday evening, and there doesn’t seem to be any good news for Schalke.


Benjamin Stambouli new vice-captain

After Naldo’s departure to AS Monaco, Benjamin Stambouli will take on his role as vice-captain, revealed Domenico Tedesco on Friday.


Salif Sané to return to team training

Salif Sané’s injury sustained in Friday’s friendly isn’t as bad as first feared. The Senegalese defender was taken off during Friday’s match against KRC Genk with an ankle injury but luckily, he hasn’t suffered any structural damages. Sané underwent an MRT scan shortly after returning to Germany from Schalke’s winter training camp in Benidorm. The centre-back could return to team training on Tuesday, 15th January.


Johannes Geis leaves for 1. FC Köln

Midfielder Johannes Geis has left Schalke 04 to sign for second-division side 1. FC Köln. The clubs have agreed to keep the terms of the deal private. The 25-year-old’s contract would have expired at the end of the season.


Suat Serdar to sit out of training

Suat Serdar has suffered a muscle injury in his left thigh and will not train again in Benidorm during the side's training camp, although he will remain with the squad.


Naldo transfers to AS Monaco

With a heavy heart, FC Schalke 04 announce a departure from the club: Naldo has transferred to AS Monaco with immediate effect. The 36-year-old has signed a contract with the French side until the 30th June 2020. The clubs have reached a non-disclosure agreement regarding the terms of the transfer.


Seppo Eichkorn makes comeback to Schalke coaching staff

New signing for Domenico Tedesco’s coaching team: Seppo Eichkorn, who was an assistant coach for FC Schalke 04 between 2009 and 2013, will rejoin the S04 coaching team with immediate effect. He will travel with the team for the upcoming training camp in Benidorm, Spain, which gets underway on Friday (4th January).


Hamza Mendyl out for remainder of 2018

Schalke 04 will be without Hamza Mendyl for the rest of 2018. The left back injured his ankle in the 1-0 win against Lokomotiv Moscow in the Champions League on Tuesday.