William joins FC Schalke 04

The Royal Blues have signed right-back William de Asevedo Furtado on loan from VfL Wolfsburg until the end of the season. Both clubs agreed to keep the details of the deal undisclosed.

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Ahmed Kutucu moves to Heracles Almelo

Ahmed Kutucu has joined Dutch side Heracles Almelo on loan until the end of the 2020/21 season. Both clubs agreed to keep the details of the deal undisclosed. The Turkish striker’s contract at FC Schalke 04 runs until 30th June 2022.

FC Schalke 04, Klaas-Jan Huntelaar, 19.01.2021

Klaas-Jan Huntelaar returns to FC Schalke 04

The “Hunter” is back auf Schalke! After leaving the club for Ajax Amsterdam back in 2017, Klaas-Jan Huntelaar has rejoined FC Schalke 04. The Dutch striker signed a contract until the end of the season on Tuesday (19/1) and he will wear the number 21. Both clubs agreed to keep the details of the deal undisclosed.

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Rabbi Matondo moves to Stoke City

Winger Rabbi Matondo has left FC Schalke 04 to sign on loan at Stoke City until the end of the 2020/21 season. The Royal Blues and the Championship side have agreed to keep the details of the deal undisclosed. The Welsh international’s contract at Schalke runs until 30th June 2023.


Nick Taitague leaves FC Schalke 04

21-year-old midfielder Nick Taitague’s contract at FC Schalke 04 has been terminated. The American’s deal was originally due to expire on 30th June 2021.


Rainer Widmayer joins the coaching team

Rainer Widmayer has joined FC Schalke 04 on a contract running until the end of the season as an assistant to new head coach Christian Gross.


Sead Kolasinac returns to FC Schalke 04

Sead Kolasinac will soon be donning Royal Blue once again, signing a six-month contract with the club which will enter into effect on Monday (4th Jan.). The 27-year-old full back will join Schalke 04 on loan until the end of the season from Premier League side Arsenal. The Bosnia international will wear the number 20. Details of the loan agreement will not be released by either club.


Christian Gross is Schalke 04’s new head coach

Christian Gross has been appointed the new first team head coach. The Swiss signed a contract until the end of the season on Sunday (27.12.20). The coaching staff will be rounded out by incumbent coaches Onur Cinel, Naldo, Matthias Kreutzer and goalkeeping coach Simon Henzler.


Schalke 04 relieve head coach Manuel Baum of his duties

Ahead of the last two games of 2020, Jochen Schneider, Head of Sport and Communication, and the board have made the following decision: Head coach Manuel Baum has been relieved of his duties with immediate effect. Huub Stevens will take charge as interim head coach for the last Bundesliga game of the year against Arminia Bielefeld (Sat, 15:30 CET) as well as the second-round DFB-Pokal game against SSV Ulm 1846 (Tues, 18:30 CET). Mike Büskens has been brought in as his assistant coach.


Mark Uth allowed to return home after night in the hospital

Good news regarding Mark Uth! The Royal Blues’ attacker has been given the all-clear to return home after spending the night in hospital under observation. Uth briefly lost consciousness after clashing heads with FC Augsburg’s Felix Uduokhai as they contested a header in the early stages of Sunday’s game in Bavaria.


To the fans and members of FC Schalke 04

Dear members and fans, Our club currently finds itself in a situation like nothing that any of us have ever experienced before. In particular, the situation on the pitch is more serious than ever before. The fact that we have not won any of our last 26 Bundesliga games is painful for all of us. We know how much you are suffering. So much so that some of you have turned away from your beloved club over the last months, be it out of despair, out of anger or out of a lack of understanding.


Amine Harit to return to squad training from Wednesday

Amine Harit will be back with the first team from Wednesday (9/12). The midfielder has been training individually for about two weeks.


Paciencia undergoes successful operation, Sané doesn’t require procedure

FC Schalke 04 must manage without Goncalo Paciencia for the time being. The attacker, who suffered a knee injury in training a few days ago, underwent a successful operation in Portugal on Monday (31/11).


Bentaleb and Harit to train individually until further notice – Schalke to dissolve contract with Ibisevic

FC Schalke 04 have made the following personnel decisions in the midst of a difficult time for the club and with an eye on the five crucial Bundesliga games remaining before the winter break. Nabil Bentaleb and Amine Harit will train individually, under the supervision of the first-team coaching staff, until further notice. Vedad Ibisevic’s contract with the club will end on 31st December 2020.


Can Bozdogan signs contract extension to 2024

Can Bozdogan’s contract with the Royal Blues was set to run out in 2022, but the midfielder has now signed an extension to 2024; it’s a good sign for the future of the club.


Kilian Ludewig is a Royal Blue

FC Schalke 04 have signed Kilian Ludewig on loan for the 2020/21 season. The right-back was last at English second-division side Barnsley, where he has played 22 matches in the Championship and three cup games since January. The 20-year-old is under contract at RB Salzburg.


Sebastian Rudy joins TSG 1899 Hoffenheim

Sebastian Rudy will spend the rest of the season on loan at his ex-club, TSG 1899 Hoffenheim. The midfielder remains under contract at Schalke until 30th June 2022.


Christina Rühl-Hamers is Schalke’s new director of finance

Schalke’s board of directors is now complete again. On 1st October 2020, the club’s supervisory board chose Christina Rühl-Hamers to be the new director of finance, personnel and legal matters.


Manuel Baum appointed as new head coach of FC Schalke 04

Manuel Baum will take over as head coach of FC Schalke 04, with immediate effect. The 41-year-old was previously employed by the DFB, where he was in charge of coaching the Germany U18s. He also provided support for the association’s coaching courses. Baum has signed a contract with the Royal Blues until 30th June 2022.


Frederik Rönnow joins FC Schalke 04 on loan

FC Schalke 04 have signed goalkeeper Frederik Rönnow for the remainder of the 2020/21 season from fellow Bundesliga side Eintracht Frankfurt. In exchange, Markus Schubert will join the Eagles on a season-long loan. Schubert’s contract with the Royal Blues is set to run until 30th June 2023.