Dominick Drexler and Yusuf Kabadayi ruled out for the rest of 2023

FC Schalke 04 will be without Dominick Drexler and Yusuf Kabadayi for the remaining three games in 2023.


Assan Ouédraogo suffers a torn syndesmosis ligament

An MRI scan on Monday (20/11) showed that Assan Ouédraogo has torn a syndesmosis ligament in his right foot. The 17-year-old will therefore definitely miss the remaining four games of the year. A decision on when Ouédraogo can return will first be made in January 2024.


Assan Ouédraogo to return home early from the U-17 World Cup

Midfielder Assan Ouédraogo will depart the U-17 World Cup in Indonesia early and return to Gelsenkirchen on Sunday (19/11). After detailed examinations by the DFB’s medical team, he had more scans on Thursday afternoon (16/11) in Indonesia and they showed he had suffered an ankle injury.


Dominick Drexler signs a new contract at FC Schalke 04

Experienced midfielder Dominick Drexler has signed a new contract at FC Schalke 04. His new deal will now run until 30th June 2025, with the option for a further extension included.


Christoph Kresse appointed new chief scout of FC Schalke 04

The vacant position of chief scout at FC Schalke 04 has now been filled with the appointment of Christoph Kresse, effective from 1st November. Kresse will take on the overall responsibility for the club’s scouting department, and will play a big role in the upcoming winter transfer window.


Tim Smolders appointed assistant coach at FC Schalke 04

FC Schalke 04 have announced the appointment of Tim Smolders as assistant to Karel Geraerts, one day after the new head coach took up his new position at the club. The Belgians already worked together successfully at Royale Union Saint-Gilloise.


Karel Geraerts appointed new head coach of FC Schalke 04

FC Schalke 04 have concluded their search for a new head coach and appointed their ideal candidate. Karel Geraerts signed a deal valid until 30th June 2025 on Sunday evening (8/10). Belgium’s Coach of the Year for 2022/23 will take charge of his first training session on Wednesday.


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.