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Serious ligament injury and metatarsal fracture: S04 duo sidelined

Two players suffered injuries in the 3-2 defeat against FC Augsburg on Sunday (2nd October). Sepp van den Berg was diagnosed with a serious ligament injury, while Rodrigo Zalazar suffered a metatarsal fracture in the game against the Fuggerstädtern. The injuries mean that both players will be unavailable for the rest of Schalke’s competitive games this calendar year.

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Marcin Kaminski undergoes a calf operation

FC Schalke 04 will be without Marcin Kaminski in the coming weeks. The centre-back had a minor operation on his calf on Tuesday (13/9) after his wound hasn’t healed as quickly as initially hoped.

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Amine Harit joins Marseille on loan

Shortly before the end of the transfer window, Schalke 04 can announce that Amine Harit has been loaned to French side Olympique Marseille. The attacker will initially be sent to Marseille until the end of the 2022/23 season. The loan agreement includes both a purchase option and an obligation to buy, if certain conditions are met.

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Kenan Karaman joins Schalke 04

Our last summer signing joins from the Süper Lig, with FC Schalke 04 landing Kenan Karaman on the final day of the transfer window. The versatile attacker joins Schalke 04 on a free transfer from Turkish league leaders Besiktas, signing a contract that runs until the end of the 2024/25 season. Both parties have agreed to keep the details of the contract undisclosed.

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Dong-gyeong Lee leaves FC Schalke 04

Schalke 04 have agreed to dissolve Dong-gyeong Lee’s contract with the club, which was set to run until the end of the year. Both parties have agreed to keep the details of the agreement undisclosed. The South Korean will instead join Bundesliga 2 side Hansa Rostock.

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Sepp van den Berg joins Schalke 04 on loan

Sporting director Rouven Schröder has successfully bolstered the defence: FC Schalke 04 have brought in Sepp van den Berg on loan from Liverpool FC. The 20-year-old centre-back will wear the number 5 shirt. Both parties have agreed not to disclose any financial details regarding the deal.

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Blendi Idrizi joins SSV Jahn Regensburg on loan

Shortly before the transfer window closes, FC Schalke 04 have made another personnel change: Blendi Idrizi has joined SSV Jahn Regensburg on a one-year loan. His contract with the Royal Blues runs until 30 June 2024. Both parties have agreed not to disclose any financial details.

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FC Schalke 04 agree Malick Thiaw transfer to AC Milan

After seven years in Royal Blue, Malick Thiaw is departing FC Schalke 04 to complete an immediate transfer to AC Milan. The club have agreed to sell the centre-back to the Serie A champions because of the financially lucrative aspect of the deal. The transfer fee is undisclosed.

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Marius Lode released from contract with FC Schalke 04

On Tuesday (16/8), FC Schalke 04 announced they have terminated Marius Lode’s contract with the club, which was set to run until 30th June 2024. Lode joined the Royal Blues in January 2022 from FK Bodø/Glimt.

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Forward Jordan Larsson joins FC Schalke 04

FC Schalke 04 have strengthened their squad just before the start of the 2022/23 Bundesliga season with the signing of attacker Jordan Larsson. The Sweden international, who agreed to his terminate his contract with Spartak Moscow at the end of June, has put pen to paper on a deal valid until the end of the 2024/25 season with the Royal Blues. He will wear the number 7 shirt for S04.

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Marvin Pieringer joins SC Paderborn 07 on loan

Attacker Marvin Pieringer will spend the upcoming season on loan at SC Paderborn 07. The 22-year-old’s contract currently runs until 30th June 2024.

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Victor Pálsson signs for D.C. United

Promotion winner Victor Pálsson has left FC Schalke 04 to join D.C. United with immediate effect. The Iceland international has signed a long-term contract with the MLS side. Both parties have agreed not to disclose further details about the transfer.

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Can Bozdogan joins FC Utrecht on loan

Can Bozdogan has joined FC Utrecht on loan. The Eredivisie club also have the option to buy the 21-year-old, whose contract with S04 is set to run until the 2023/24 season. Both parties have agreed not to disclose further details of the transfer.

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Ozan Kabak joins TSG 1899 Hoffenheim

Ozan Kabak has left Schalke to join TSG 1899 Hoffenheim with immediate effect. Both parties have agreed not to disclose the details of the transfer. The centre-back’s contract with Schalke was set to run until the end of the 2023/24 season. He spent last season on loan at Premier League side, Norwich City.

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Alex Král joins Schalke 04 for 2022/23

FC Schalke 04 have confirmed their eleventh new signing of the season, with Alex Král agreeing a one-year deal with the Royal Blues. The midfielder has suspended his contract with Spartak Moscow until the end of the 2022/23 campaign as part of FIFA’s special transfer regulations outlined for foreign players in Russia following the war in Ukraine. Král will wear the number 30 shirt at S04.

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Rabbi Matondo joins Glasgow Rangers

Rabbi Matondo has left the Royal Blues. The attacker, who spent last season on loan at Belgian side Cercle Brugge, has joined Scottish side Glasgow Rangers on a permanent deal. The parties have agreed not to disclose terms of the deal.

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Rouven Schröder on the two new arrrivals and the four returnees

Rouven Schröder has recently welcomed two new faces to Schalke. Maya Yoshida, captain of the Japan national team and Cedric Brunner, who was announced on Thursday morning, have been brought in to strengthen the back-line. The sporting director has a high opinion of both players.

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FC Schalke 04 sign right-back Cedric Brunner

FC Schalke are adding more strength to the back-line. 28-year-old Cedric Brunner, who played for Arminia Bielefeld last season, has signed a contract with Schalke 04 until the end of the 2023/24 season. He will wear the number 27.

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Japan’s captain Maya Yoshida is a Royal Blue!

FC Schalke 04 have secured the services of an experienced international defender in Maya Yoshida. The Japanese centre-back has put pen to paper on a deal valid until 30th June 2023 with the option of a one-year extension. The 33-year-old most recently played for Sampdoria in Serie A.

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Levent Mercan joins Fatih Karagümrük SK on a permanent basis

Levent Mercan has left FC Schalke 04 to join Fatih Karagümrük SK, the club at which the 21-year-old midfielder spent the previous season, on a permanent basis. All parties have agreed not to disclose further details about the transfer.