Fußball 1. Bundesliga 18. Spieltag FC Schalke 04 – Borussia Mönchengladbach am 17.01.2020 in der Veltins Arena in Gelsen

David Wagner: We want to play a part in a great game

FC Schalke 04 will travel to Munich to face the record champions FC Bayern on Saturday (25/1, 18:30 CET). Head coach David Wagner is well aware of the difficulties FCB will pose: “We are the clear outsiders, there’s no doubt about that. Nevertheless, I can imagine it being a great football game, in which we will be a part of.”

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Bastian Oczipka: I’m fit and full of energy

Birthday celebrations, a contract extension and a winning start to the Rückrunde: there has been reason to celebrate for Bastian Oczipka over the past few weeks. The left back speaks about why he feels so at home at Schalke, competition for places and the upcoming match against FC Bayern.

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Jonas Carls loaned to Viktoria Köln

Left back Jonas Carls has signed for third-division side Viktoria Köln on loan until the end of the season. The 22-year-old’s contract at Schalke will run until 30th June 2022.

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Suat Serdar: We have a young squad with a lot of potential

With seven goals, Suat Serdar is Schalke’s top goalscorer this season – and yet, he still has to endure some occasional teasing from Amine Harit. In an interview with schalke04.de, the 22-year-old speaks about his lethal finishing, the development of Schalke’s young squad and why the team can take something from the match against Bayern.

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Weston McKennie: I drive to the training ground in a good mood every day

From left-back to right-wing, Weston McKennie has played all over the pitch for Schalke. At the moment, though, the 21-year-old is only able to take on the role of spectator. “I miss being out on the pitch,” says the all-rounder, who suffered a shoulder injury just over a month ago playing against Eintracht Frankfurt.

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Nabil Bentaleb loaned to Newcastle until 30th June 2020

Nabil Bentaleb has returned to the Premier League to sign on loan for Newcastle United until the end of the season. The English side will also have an option to buy the Algerian international, with his contract at S04 due to run out at the end of June 2021.

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Michael Gregoritsch: A dream debut

Michael Gregoritsch received a standing ovation as he was taken off shortly before full time during Friday’s 2-0 win against Borussia Mönchengladbach. The round of applause was well-deserved after an impressive performance in his first ever appearance for the Royal Blues, picking up a goal and an assist, as well as making a goal-line clearance at the other end of the pitch.

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Suat Serdar voted December Player of the Month

A fine month of performances for Suat Serdar saw has seen him crowned December Player of the Month. Voted by fans on schalke04.de, Serdar picked up 42% of the votes for the award, sponsored by our partners Hagedorn, beating Benito Raman (27%), Ozan Kabak (23%) and Bastian Oczipka (8%).

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Todibo debuts in a 2-0 friendly win over Preußen Münster

Schalke played a friendly behind closed doors on Saturday morning, defeating third-division side Preußen Münster 2-0. New signing Jean-Clair Todibo made his first appearance for the Royal Blues, playing 75 minutes.

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S04 extend Bastian Oczipka's contract

A permanent fixture of David Wagner’s Schalke team has committed his future to the club. Bastian Oczipka has agreed a three-year contract extension with the Royal Blues, keeping him at FC Schalke 04 until 30th June 2023. The left-back, who was played every second of the 20 competitive games so far this season, joined S04 from Eintracht Frankfurt in summer 2017.

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David Wagner: An amazing night and a great game

After the match, both coaches could agree on one thing: the Royal Blues had picked up a well-deserved 2-0 victory over the Foals. schalke04.de has all the post-match reaction from David Wagner and Gladbach head coach Marco Rose, as well as from goalscorers Suat Serdar and Michael Gregoritsch.

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S04 start the Rückrunde with a 2-0 win over Gladbach

Schalke defeated second-placed side Borussia Mönchengladbach 2-0 on Friday evening (17/1) to begin the second half of the Bundesliga season with an important win. Suat Serdar (48’) and Michael Gregoritsch (58’) scored the goals in a sold-out Veltins-Arena.

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Jean-Clair Todibo: My shirt number is a present for my mother

Jean-Clair Todibo is Schalke’s new #21. The French U20 national team player sat down to discuss his first impressions, his reasons for joining the club, his goals and why his shirt number is so important to him.

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"As far as we’re concerned, we could kick off in an hour!"

On Friday night (Jan 17) at 20:30 CET, FC Schalke 04 will kick-start the second half of the Bundesliga season with a home game against Borussia Mönchengladbach, an opponent for whom David Wagner has a lot of respect, and for good reason.

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A return to Hohe Tauern National Park for summer training camp

The Royal Blues have been hosting their summer training camp in Austria since 2016, and this year is no exception. For the fifth time in a row, Schalke will head to Hohe Tauern National Park to prepare for the upcoming 2020/21 season.

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Jean-Clair Todibo joins FC Schalke 04 for the rest of the season

FC Schalke 04 have signed Jean-Clair Todibo from FC Barcelona for the remainder of the 2019/20 season. The 20-year-old (30th December 1999) will wear the number 21 shirt at the Royal Blues.

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Benito Raman: Success with the team more important than personal goals

After a four week break, the Bundesliga is finally back on Friday (17.1.20). Benito Raman can’t wait for the first match against Borussia Mönchengladbach, at 20:30 CET in the VELTINS-Arena. “It’s the first match of the second half of the season, so we need to be very focused,” said the Belgian ahead of the game against the Foals.

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Markus Schubert: I won’t drive myself crazy

He is one of the players who will be in the thick of things in the upcoming games, but all Markus Schubert wants to do is play well and help the team out. The Germany U21 international spoke to schalke04.de about his first few Bundesliga games, the upcoming challenges, his colleague Alexander Nübel and a surprising visit in Fuento Alamo.

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David Wagner: A good dress rehearsal in a competitive environment

David Wagner gave a positive summary of the past few days in Fuente Alamo and the performances in friendly matches after the final whistle at the Volksparkstadion. "The game at Hamburg was a challenge after the training camp and the journey back, and the boys handled it very well," said the Schalke head coach.

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S04 win friendly in Hamburg 4-0

FC Schalke 04 won their final friendly ahead of the second half of the season on Friday night (10/1). David Wagner’s side won 4-0 at Hamburg, with the goals being scored by Michael Gregoritsch (18’), Benito Raman (58’), Alessandro Schöpf (64’) and Rabbi Matondo (87’).