Baum updates on personnel and approach to #S04B04

There are several injury doubts at FC Schalke 04 ahead of Sunday’s home game against Bayer Leverkusen. Nevertheless, Manuel Baum is optimistic about the game. "I try to push anything I can’t influence to the back of my mind. I spend a lot more time thinking about how to make up for these absences," said the Royal Blues’ head coach.


Benito Raman: Time to do it in matches

Benito Raman took a knock to his knee in the game against Borussia Mönchengladbach and had to be taken off in the 63rd minute, but the Belgian has since been given the all-clear. “I don’t have any issues – I’m ready to play,” says the attacker as he looks ahead to Sunday’s clash with Bayer Leverkusen.

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Schalker International: Oliver Engel

In our latest edition of our series ‘Schalker International’, where we’ll meet Schalke fans all over the globe and find out about how they came to love FC Schalke 04, we spoke to long-time supporter living in Thailand, Oliver Engel.


Paciencia undergoes successful operation, Sané doesn’t require procedure

FC Schalke 04 must manage without Goncalo Paciencia for the time being. The attacker, who suffered a knee injury in training a few days ago, underwent a successful operation in Portugal on Monday (31/11).


Matthew Hoppe: Everyone helped to support and encourage me

Despite the disappointing result in Mönchengladbach on Saturday evening, the match will probably live in the minds of two players for a long time into the future. One of these is Matthew Hoppe, who made his Bundesliga debut as he was included in the starting XI.


Manuel Baum: Efforts not rewarded at the moment

Head coach Manuel Baum, as well as forwards Steven Skrzybski and Mark Uth react to Saturday's 4-1 defeat in Mönchengladbach.


S04 beaten 4-1 in Mönchengladbach

FC Schalke 04 suffered 4-1 defeat on Saturday (28.11) evening at the hands of Borussia Mönchengladbach. Mark Uth had levelled following Florian Neuhaus' opener, but Oscar Wendt, Marcus Thuram and Hannes Wolf put the hosts out of sight.

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Manuel Baum: The well-being of the club comes first

Head coach Manuel Baum has made several personnel decisions regarding first-team players ahead of Saturday’s game away at Borussia Mönchengladbach (28/11, 18:30 CET). With an eye on the upcoming matches, Baum stated that the well-being of the club and the team’s mentality are more important than any individual.


Positive Covid-19 case in first team squad

One member of the first team squad tested positive for Covid-19 on Wednesday. The rest of the tests returned negative results.

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Jochen Schneider on personnel decisions and a path out of the crisis

Jochen Schneider, Head of Sport and Communications at FC Schalke 04, spoke to the media on Wednesday (25/11) about the current situation.


Bentaleb and Harit to train individually until further notice – Schalke to dissolve contract with Ibisevic

FC Schalke 04 have made the following personnel decisions in the midst of a difficult time for the club and with an eye on the five crucial Bundesliga games remaining before the winter break. Nabil Bentaleb and Amine Harit will train individually, under the supervision of the first-team coaching staff, until further notice. Vedad Ibisevic’s contract with the club will end on 31st December 2020.

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Manuel Baum: We had no control in the first 25 minutes

Head coach Manual Baum and Wolfsburg’s head coach Oliver Glasner spoke to the media after the Wolves won 2-0 in Gelsenkirchen on Saturday (21/11). Suat Serdar also looked back on the 90 minutes.

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Royal Blues lose 2-0 against Wolfsburg

FC Schalke 04 lost 2-0 at home to VfL Wolfsburg on Saturday (21/11). Wout Weghorst and Xaver Schlager scored the goals for the visitors.


Naldo: I know what each individual is capable of

Naldo played a total of 163 competitive games for VfL Wolfsburg between 2012 and 2016, winning the DFB-Pokal in 2015. “I had a great time with the Wolves. I look back on it fondly,” says the Brazilian, who still stays in contact with his old teammates like Marcel Schäfer, who is now sporting director at the club, Josuha Guilavogui and Maximilian Arnold. The friendships will have to be put on hold on Saturday (21/11) though, says Schalke’s assistant coach.


Manuel Baum pleased to see Suat Serdar return

The international break has come to a close and FC Schalke 04 now face their final block of Bundesliga fixtures before the end of the year. Suat Serdar returns as an option for Saturday’s home game against VfL Wolfsburg (21/11, 15:30 CET) after being missed, out with injury, in recent weeks. “Suat is an extraordinary player – you see that every day in training,” says head coach Manuel Baum.


Nations League: Wales promoted, Turkey relegated, Denmark miss out on Final Four

Wednesday (18/11) was the final day of international action this calendar year. Of the three Royal Blues involved, only Ozan Kabak got minutes, with Frederik Rönnow and Rabbi Matondo unused subs. schalke04.com rounds up 2020’s last international fixtures.


DFB-Pokal: S04 to host SSV Ulm 1846 in the VELTINS-Arena

The German Football Association (DFB) have accepted a request by SSV Ulm 1846 to forfeit their right to host the DFB-Pokal fixture against FC Schalke 04. The second-round tie with the fourth-division side will thus take place in the VELTINS-Arena on Tuesday 22nd December (18:30 CET).


Third cap for Nassim Boujellab

Nassim Boujellab made his third appearance for the Moroccan national side on Tuesday evening (17/11). Schalke’s academy product came off the bench late on in their 2-0 win away to Central African Republic.


Schalker International: Anders Østerlund Larsen

In our latest edition of our series ‘Schalker International’, where we’ll meet Schalke fans all over the globe and find out about how they came to love FC Schalke 04, we spoke to Danish supporter, Anders Østerlund Larsen.


Steven Skrzybski: Finally get our rewards

After assisting the second equaliser in the 2-2 draw against Mainz, Steven Skrzybski now has three assists in last two games, having set up two goals in the DFB-Pokal win over Schweinfurt. “I’m pleased that I could help the team,” said the attacker, who is hoping to start on Saturday against Wolfsburg.