Team

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S04 say goodbye to five players and assistant coach Peter Hermann

The FC Schalke 04 team came together for the final time on Tuesday (17/5) before the summer break after sealing promotion back to the Bundesliga.

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Marvin Pieringer signs a new contract at FC Schalke 04

Another transfer has been completed before the final game of the season away to 1. FC Nürnberg on Sunday. Marvin Pieringer will remain at the club permanently after spending 2021/22 at the club on loan from SC Freiburg. His new contract at Schalke is valid until 30th June 2024.

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Thomas Ouwejan is staying at Schalke!

FC Schalke 04 have signed Thomas Ouwejan on a permanent deal. The Dutch full-back has put pen to paper a contract running until the end of the 2023/24 season. The 25-year-old joined the Royal Blues on loan from AZ Alkmaar last summer and will become a permanent member of the squad from 1st July 2022.

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Talented youngster Ibrahima Cissé joins FC Schalke 04

Ibrahima Cissé will join FC Schalke 04 on a free transfer from the KAA Gent U21s. The 21-year-old centre-back has signed a long-term deal with the Royal Blues, running until 2026.

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FC Schalke 04 sign defender Leo Greiml

The Royal Blues have made their first signing for the 2022/23 season! Leo Greiml will join FC Schalke 04 from Rapid Vienna on a free transfer, regardless of which division S04 are in. The 20-year-old centre-back has put pen to paper on a contract running until the end of the 2024/25 season.

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Blendi Idrizi extends his contract until 2024

FC Schalke 04 have secured the long-term future of another player. Midfielder Blendi Idrizi has extended his contract by a further year to keep him at the club until 2024.

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Peter Hermann joins Royal Blue coaching staff

Peter Hermann will join FC Schalke 04 as an assistant coach to interim head coach Mike Büskens, alongside Matthias Kreutzer and Simon Henzler. The 70-year-old will return to Schalke for a second stint, having previously spent 2013 to 2014 at the club as assistant to Jens Keller.

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Marvin Pieringer suffers fractured cheekbone against Utrecht

Marvin Pieringer was forced off through injury in the early stages of Schalke’s 1-0 friendly victory over FC Utrecht.

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Rodrigo Zalazar signs permanent deal with FC Schalke 04

Rodrigo Zalazar will continue to wear Schalke's number 10 shirt next season, with the Uruguayan penning a permanent contract which runs until the end of the 2025/26 season. The 22-year-old initially joined us on loan from Eintracht Frankfurt last summer.

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Simon Terodde to stay at Schalke 04 for another year

The top goalscorer in the 2. Bundesliga is staying at Schalke! A clause in Simon Terodde’s contract has been triggered after he featured against Hannover 96 on Saturday, which means his contract will now run until the end of the 2022/23 season.

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Mike Büskens to miss the Ingolstadt game

FC Schalke 04 will be without interim head coach Mike Büskens on Sunday (13/3) for the away game at Ingolstadt. The 53-year-old has to remain in quarantine at home after testing positive for Covid-19 last week. He had hoped to make the game by testing negative in time.

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Sporting director Rouven Schröder isolating after positive PCR test

A routine rapid test saw sporting director Rouven Schröder test positive for Covid-19 on Wednesday (9/3). The subsequent PCR test has now confirmed the infection. The 46-year-old has been isolating since and has no symptoms.

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Simon Henzler returns as FC Schalke 04 goalkeeping coach

A familiar face has returned to FC Schalke 04’s coaching staff, with Simon Henzler filling the role of goalkeeping coach, a position he held between 2015 and 2021. The 45-year-old succeeds Wil Coort, who was relieved of his duties on Sunday (06/03) together with Dimitrios Grammozis and Sven Piepenbrock.

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Mike Büskens takes over as head coach until the end of the season

FC Schalke 04 have decided that Mike Büskens will take charge of the first-team squad for the remainder of the season. The former assistant coach stated he was prepared to take over as interim coach for the remaining nine league games this season. Following this, ‘Buyo’ will return to his previous position as assistant coach.

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FC Schalke 04 relieve head coach Dimitrios Grammozis of his duties

FC Schalke 04’s sporting management came to the decision on Sunday (6/3) to change the club’s head coach. Dimitrios Grammozis is no longer in charge with immediate effect, whilst his assistant Sven Piepenbrock and goalkeeping coach Wil Coort have also departed the club.

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Nassim Boujellab joins HJK Helsinki

Nassim Boujellab has joined HJK Helsinki with immediate effect. The 22-year-old will spend the rest of the season on loan in the Finnish capital from FC Ingolstadt. Following his contractual return to FC Schalke 04 in the summer, he will then remain in Helsinki until the end of the year to earn more match practice.

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Florian Flick signs contract extension until 2024

Two weeks after the end of the transfer window, the Royal Blues can announce another decision for the future. Florian Flick has signed a contract extension until 30th June 2024. The midfielder’s previous contract was due to expire at the end of the 2022/23 season.

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Andreas Vindheim to miss several weeks with calf injury

FC Schalke 04 will be without Andreas Vindheim for the next several 2. Bundesliga matches. The wide man suffered a muscular injury to his left calf in the 2-1 home win against SSV Jahn Regensburg and will be sidelined for several weeks.

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Dominick Drexler in home isolation with Covid-19

FC Schalke 04 will be without Dominick Drexler for the time being. The midfielder returned a positive rapid flow test and a follow-up PCR test confirmed a Covid-19 infection. The 31-year-old had already entered isolation at home before the result of the result of the PCR test was returned.

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Danny Latza sidelined after undergoing appendix surgery

FC Schalke 04 will be without captain Danny Latza for the next three weeks, after he underwent surgery on his appendix.