firo :   06.08.2019
Fußball, 2019/2020
FC Schalke 04  TRAINING

Africa Cup of Nations finalist Salif Sané returns to training

The final Royal Blue has returned to pre-season just days before the season opener in the first round of the DFB-Pokal on Saturday away against SV Drochtersen/Assel (10/8, 15:30 CEST). Salif Sané, who reached the final of the Africa Cup of Nations with Senegal, finally rejoined the squad on Tuesday (6/8) – partly training with the team and partly on his own.

Training des FC Schalke 04 im Trainingslager in Mittersill/Österreich

Daniel Caligiuri and Guido Burgstaller take up final positions on team council

In addition to captain Alexander Nübel and deputies Benjamin Stambouli and Omar Mascarell, Daniel Caligiuri and Guido Burgstaller have been appointed to the team council.

firo :  29.07.2019
Fu§ball, 2019/2020
FC Schalke 04 – FC Bologna

Alexander Nübel named new Royal Blues captain

On the final day of the pre-season training camp in the Austrian alpine town of Mittersill, Royal Blues head coach David Wagner announced FC Schalke 04’s new captain for the forthcoming 2019/20 season. The American head coach has appointed goalkeeper Alexander Nübel as club captain. The 22 year-old will be assisted by two vice-captains: Benjamin Stambouli and Omar Mascarell.


Rabbi Matondo and Jonas Carls to depart from Mittersill

Two players will leave training camp in Mittersill on Thursday (1st August). Rabbi Matondo picked up an injury over a week ago in a friendly against FC Twente. The Welshman has been unable to return to training due to a slow-healing wound on his foot.


Sebastian Rudy moves to TSG Hoffenheim on loan

Sebastian Rudy will leave Schalke 04 on a temporary basis to play for TSG Hoffenheim in the upcoming 2019/2020 season. The midfielder underwent a medical on Wednesday (31st July) before signing a loan contract effective until the end of the season. The 29 year old’s contract with Schalke runs until 30th June 2022.


Jonas Carls faces spell on the sidelines

Jonas Carls suffered a ligament injury and a bruised bone in his left foot against FC Bologna on Monday. This was confirmed by an MRT-scan undertaken in Mittersill on the day after the game. The 22-year-old will be unavailable to coach David Wagner for an unknown period of time.


Alessandro Schöpf: I look forward to every training session

Victory in Monday’s friendly against Bologna FC wasn’t the priority for Alessandro Schöpf. The midfielder is simply happy to have been out on the pitch again. “It was a good feeling,” said the 25-year-old, who returned to action after seven months on the sidelines against the Italian first-division side. As promised by coach David Wagner, he was substituted on halfway through the first half and played 23 minutes in total.


Schalke draw 1-1 in Enschede

FC Schalke 04 drew 1-1 with FC Twente in a pre-season friendly on Tuesday night (23/7). Berkan Firat scored the Schalke goal in front of 19,000 fans in the Grolsch Veste, with over 2,000 away fans making the journey over the border.


Benjamin Stambouli: training is tough but that’s a good thing

A busy schedule is in store for the Royal Blues during the short training camp in Herzlake, with pressing, build-up play and intensive running on the programme as the team look to be in the best shape possible ahead of the new season. “Training is tough but that’s a positive,” said Stambouli. For the Frenchman, the only way to be successful in professional sport is through hard work.


Intensive first session in perfect Herzlake conditions

On Tuesday (16/07), the Royal Blues completed their first session of the pre-season training camp in Emsland. The team will stay in Lower Saxony until 19th July and will look to continue laying the foundations for a successful upcoming season. Alexander Nübel has travelled with the team, with Suat Serdar set to join up on Thursday.

Stadtauswahl Bottrop – FC Schalke 04

Guido Burgstaller: We were greedy for a lot of goals

After an expected convincing S04 victory over Stadtauswahl Bottrop, a team made up of players exclusively from the seventh, eighth and ninth tiers, on Friday evening (12/07), David Wagner was pleased with his team’s performance which saw the Royal Blues run out 20-1 winners.


Haji Wright joins VVV Venlo

Schalke U23 attacker Haji Wright has left the club to join Dutch top-flight side VVV Venlo. The American forward had one year remaining on his original S04 contract.


Two friendlies during training camp in Mittersill confirmed

FC Schalke 04 will head to Austria once again ahead of the new Bundesliga season. Two friendlies have been arranged to take place during the camp between 26th July and 3rd August in the High Tauern national park.


FC Schalke 04 sign Markus Schubert

In Suat Serdar and Alexander Nübel, the Royal Blues previously had two U21 European Championship runners-up in their ranks. Now, with the signing of Markus Schubert for an undisclosed fee, that number has risen to three. The goalkeeper, whose contract at Dynamo Dresden expired on 30th June, was also part of the Germany squad in the recent U21 European Championship in Italy and San Marino. Schubert has signed a four-year-long contract until 30th June 2023.


Ralf Fährmann extends contract and heads on loan to Norwich City

Ralf Fährmann has been loaned out to newly-promoted English side Norwich City for the upcoming season. At the same time, Schalke have extended the club captain’s contract for a further year until 2023.


Bernard Tekpetey joins Fortuna Düsseldorf on two-year loan

Schalke player Bernard Tekpetey will head to Fortuna Düsseldorf on loan for the next two seasons until 30th June 2021. In June of this year, S04 activated a buy-back clause to bring the 21 year old back to the club from newly-promoted SC Paderborn 07.


FC Schalke 04 sign Benito Raman from Fortuna Düsseldorf

The Royal Blues have secured the signing of attacker Benito Raman from Fortuna Düsseldorf. The 24 year old, who was born on 7th November 1994, has signed a five-year contract with the club and will wear the number 9 shirt for David Wagner’s side.


Cedric Teuchert to join Hannover 96 on loan

FC Schalke 04 striker Cedric Teuchert will join Bundesliga 2 side Hannover 96 on loan for the 2019/20 season. The 22 year-old’s current contract with the Royal Blues runs until 30th June 2021.


S04 extend contract with Weston McKennie until 2024

Head of Sport Jochen Schneider today announced that Weston McKennie’s contract has been extended until 2024. McKennie’s contract was due to expire at the end of the 2021/22 season.


FC Schalke 04 sign Ozan Kabak from Stuttgart

FC Schalke 04 have signed 2018/19 Bundesliga Rookie of the Season Ozan Kabak from VfB Stuttgart.