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.


Guido Burgstaller joins FC St. Pauli

Guido Burgstaller has completed a move to FC St. Pauli. The Austrian’s contract with FC Schalke 04 was set to run until 30th June 2022. Both clubs have agreed to not disclose the terms of the transfer.


FC Schalke 04 relieve head coach David Wagner of his duties

FC Schalke 04 have parted ways with head coach David Wagner with immediate effect. Assistant coaches Christoph Bühler and Frank Fröhling were also placed on gardening leave on Sunday (27/9).


Kerim Calhanoglu signs professional contract

Another young talent has made the step from the youth team to the first team, as Kerim Calhanoglu has signed a professional contract until 2024. The summer arrival is currently playing in the U19s team.


Schalke 04 sign Goncalo Paciencia

The Royal Blues have a new striker! Goncalo Paciencia has signed for FC Schalke 04 on a one-year loan deal from Eintracht Frankfurt. S04 have also agreed an option to buy the forward. The Portuguese attacker will wear the number 18.


Omar Mascarell to continue as captain

A few days ahead of the 2020/21 season, David Wagner confirmed that Omar Mascarell will remain captain of Schalke 04. The Spaniard first took the armband in the second half of last season.

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FC Schalke 04 – VfL Bochum

Nassim Boujellab: I knew straight away it was going top corner

The Knappen won their last official preseason friendly on Saturday with a convincing performance against neighbours VfL Bochum. One day later, the team beat the U23s 4-1 in an internal friendly. Nassim Boujelab scored the first goal of the 3-0 win against Bochum – a delightful strike from the edge of the area.


Vedad Ibisevic joins FC Schalke 04

Experienced striker Vedad Ibisevic has signed a one-year deal at FC Schalke 04 for the coming season. He left Hertha BSC after 2019/20.


Weston McKennie moves to Juventus

Academy product Weston McKennie will leave FC Schalke 04 on 1st September 2020 to sign for Juventus. The midfielder will be initially loaned to the record Italian champions for a season.


Benjamin Stambouli stays a Royal Blue

Benjamin Stambouli has signed a new contract with the Royal Blues. His initial contract had expired on 30th June 2020, but the Frenchman has now penned a new deal until 2023.


Cedric Teuchert moves to Union Berlin, Pablo Insua stays at Huesca

Two Schalke players have left the club at the start of the weekend. Cedric Teuchert has moved to the capital, while Pablo Insua has made his move to Spain permanent.


Timo Becker signs a one-year contract

Academy product Timo Becker is staying in Gelsenkirchen! The defender has signed a new one-year deal, with an option to extend after his contract expired at the end of the 2019/20 season.


Bernard Tekpetey will join Ludogorets on loan

Bernard Tekpetey will spend two years on loan at Bulgarian giants Ludogorets Razgrad. The previous loan deal with Fortuna Düsseldorf was originally set to last until 2021, but has been cancelled prematurely. Tekpetey’s contract with Schalke is valid until 2023.


Jonas Carls joins Vitória Guimarães on loan

FC Schalke 04 have agreed a loan deal with Vitória Guimarães for Jonas Carls. The left back, who spent the second half of the season playing in the German third division for Viktoria Köln, will join the seventh placed team in Portugal’s top flight for the duration of 2020/2021. His contract with Schalke is until 30 June 2022.


Preseason programme: Gelsenkirchen, Herzlake and Austria

FC Schalke 04 have determined the key details regarding their preseason training programme ahead of 2020/21. In total, David Wagner's team will complete two training camps and play eight friendlies in order to best prepare for the new Bundesliga campaign. On Monday, 3 August, training will commence in Gelsenkirchen.