Schalke 04 relieve head coach Thomas Reis of his duties with immediate effect

After recent poor results and chances of long-term success fading, the sporting management have decided to relieve head coach Thomas Reis and his assistant Markus Gellhaus of their duties with immediate effect. This decision was made after some in-depth analysis carried out over the past few days. Current assistant coach Matthias Kreutzer will take over until further notice.


Marius Müller sidelined for several months

FC Schalke 04 will be without Marius Müller for a while due to injury. The goalkeeper was forced off in the first half of the game against 1. FC Magdeburg and will have an operation on Tuesday (19/9).


Derry John Murkin joins Schalke 04

FC Schalke 04 have signed left-back Derry John Murkin from Eredivisie side FC Volendam. The 24-year-old has signed a contract until 30th June 2026. The full-back will wear the number 5 shirt at Schalke.


Centre-back Tomáš Kalas joins FC Schalke 04

Tomáš Kalas has completed a move to FC Schalke 04 and will wear the number 26 shirt for the club. The defender has signed a contract until the end of the 2024/25 season.


Tauer given all-clear – Karaman and Drexler out for coming weeks

The players that suffered an injury in the away game at Eintracht Braunschweig underwent tests and scans on Monday (21/8) back in Gelsenkirchen. Head coach Thomas Reis will now be without two of his players.


Yusuf Kabadayi joins FC Schalke 04 on loan from FC Bayern

Germany youth international Yusuf Kabadayi has joined FC Schalke 04 on a season-long loan from FC Bayern’s reserves. The Royal Blues have also secured a buy option for the 19-year-old attacker. Kabadayi scored nine goals and recorded two assists in 20 games in the Regionalliga Bayern last season.


Mehmet Can Aydin loaned to Trabzonspor

FC Schalke 04 have loaned Mehmet Can Aydin to Turkish Süper Lig side Trabzonspor for the 2023/24 season. The deal includes an option to buy.


Florian Flick completes permanent move to 1. FC Nürnberg

Florian Flick has joined 1. FC Nürnberg on a permanent basis, having spent the second half of last season on loan at the Bundesliga 2 side. Details of the transfer will remain undisclosed.


Defender Timo Baumgartl is a Royal Blue!

Centre-back Timo Baumgartl has joined FC Schalke 04 from PSV Eindhoven. The 27-year-old has signed a contract valid until 30th June 2025. All other details of the deal will remain undisclosed. Baumgartl will wear the number 25 for the Royal Blues.


Leo Greiml ruled out with long-term knee injury

FC Schalke 04 will be without for Leo Greiml for the coming months. The centre-back was taken off early on in the friendly against Twente on Saturday (22/7) and scans have now confirmed the damage.


Simon Terodde is the new captain of S04

Head coach Thomas Reis has chosen Simon Terodde as the new captain of FC Schalke 04. The striker had previously been vice-captain of the side last season.


Rodrigo Zalazar moves to Braga

After two seasons at FC Schalke 04, Rodrigo Zalazar will leave to join Braga, who finished third in Portugal’s Primeira Liga last season. The details of the transfer will remain undisclosed.