Schalke 04 Rumors & News

  • Barcelona battling Manchester City for Schalke forward Leroy Sane

    Daily Mirror "Barcelona are ready to rival Manchester City for Schalke forward Leroy Sane after scouting him again this weekend. The 20-year-old made his international debut for Germany in the autumn after only a handful of promising Bundesliga appearances and new City boss Pep Guardiola is understood to be..." February 17

  • Schalke confirm Joel Matip to join Liverpool in summer

    The Guardian "Schalke have confirmed that the central defender Joel Matip will join Liverpool at the end of the season. A tweet on Schalke’s official Twitter account said: “Joel #Matip will join @LFC at the end of the season.” Horst Heldt, the Schalke manager, said: “His decision is nothing against..." February 15

  • Schalke star Leroy Sane will become Pep Guardiola’s No.1 Man City target

    Daily Star "Schalke star Sane, 20 last month, is rated the most exciting talent to emerge from his homeland in years. The son of former Senegal star Souleymane Sane, he has already caught the eye of Arsenal and Liverpool. Roberto Di Matteo’s Schalke value Sane at £40m, with his price tag boosted after..." February 03

  • Manchester City dealt transfer blow as Barcelona agree Leroy Sane deal

    Metro "Manchester City’s pursuit of Leroy Sane could be over before it was able to gather pace as Barcelona swoop in for the midfielder, according to reports. Sane, the highly-rated 19-year-old German international, has been the subject of intense speculation as Europe’s leading clubs continue to..." January 13

  • Manchester City target move for Schalke and Germany forward Leroy Sané

    The Guardian "Manchester City have made Leroy Sané, the highly rated 19-year-old Schalke forward, a prime transfer target but would hope to pay less than the €40m (£32m) the German club are holding out for. City have been monitoring Sané since December 2013 and have now stepped up their interest. Txiki..." January 01

  • Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp dealt major blow in hunt for Bundesliga ace

    Daily Star "JURGEN KLOPP is being driven bonkers in his bid to sign Schalke midfield sensation Leroy Sane for £11million. Sane’s agent Jurgen Milewski has officially told Liverpool that he does not want to discuss any business until the summer. And that has resulted in a host of clubs jostling with..." December 27

  • Jurgen Klopp wants Schalke defender at Liverpool next summer

    The Express "Liverpool are interested in signing FC Schalke 04 defender Joel Matip who is out of contract next summer. Matip, 24, is a Cameroon international and will be well-known to Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp following his time in Germany. The right-footed Matip can also play in a defensive..." December 17

  • Report: Liverpool targeting Schalke teenage star Leroy Sane

    Pro Soccer Talk "Now mid-November, the rumor mill has opened ahead of the January transfer window. In some of the latest gossip from German news outlet Bild, Liverpool is reportedly targeting Schalke’s Leroy Sane. The 19-year-old is highly rated as one of the best young talents in Europe, and has already..." November 16

  • Geis apologises for horror tackle on Hahn "The 22-year-old was shown a red card for going in studs-up on his opponent, who was forced to leave the field injured just nine minutes after coming off the bench Schalke midfielder Johannes Geis has apologised following a shocking challenge on Borussia Monchengladbach's Andre Hahn on..." October 26

  • Liverpool made summer transfer offer for Leroy Sane, says Schalke official

    Metro "Liverpool tried to sign Schalke winger Leroy Sane in the summer, according to the club’s general manager Horst Heldt. Brendan Rodgers’ side were extremely active in the summer transfer window, adding no less than seven senior players to their squad. But according to Heldt, Sane could have..." October 01

  • Wolfsburg sign defender Dante and midfielder Julian Draxler

    BBC "Wolfsburg have signed German World Cup winner Julian Draxler and Bayern Munich defender Dante for undisclosed fees. Brazil international Dante, 31, has signed a three-year contract, while Draxler, 21, has agreed a five-year deal after joining from Schalke." August 31

  • Arsenal plot cut-price £21m swoop for Manchester United target

    The Express "Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has been tracking the 21-year-old for some time, while Manchester United are also interested. Juventus and Wolfsburg are among a clutch of clubs keen on Draxler, who may now be available for as little as £21million. And according to Italian newspaper Tuttosport,..." August 28

  • Everton ‘cleared to sign Inter Milan winger Xherdan Shaqiri after Schalke pull out of transfer race’

    Metro "Everton have been cleared to complete the transfer of Xherdan Shaqiri after Schalke pulled out of the race to sign the Inter Milan midfielder. Shaqiri, 23, who signed for Inter in January from German giants Bayern Munich, has been in talks with several clubs this summer about a move. A..." August 06

  • Agent: Arsenal target Julian Draxler can leave Schalke for just £17.5m

    The Express "The Germany international has been heavily linked with a move away from the Bundesliga club this summer. The 21-year-old is a long-term target for Arsenal, but Juventus appear to be in pole position for his signature. Schalke recently revealed that they have allowed the Serie A giants to..." July 22

  • Sami Khedira ‘agrees free transfer to Schalke’ as Arsenal miss out on long-term target

    Metro "Real Madrid midfielder Sami Khedira has dashed any hopes Arsenal had of landing him by reportedly agreeing a move back to Germany with Schalke. According to Spanish newspaper Marca, the World Cup winner, who is out of contract this summer, has opted for a move to the Bundesliga side but the..." March 13

  • Man City defender Matija Nastasic joins Schalke on four-year contract after loan spell is made permanent

    Daily Mail "Schalke have signed Manchester City defender Matija Nastasic on a four-year contract after the German club activated a transfer clause in his contract. The 21-year-old was on loan at the Bundesliga outfit, but will now remain at the Veltins Arena on a permanent basis. A tweet from the club's..." March 11

  • Klaas-Jan Huntelaar has ban reduced to four matches

    ESPN FC "Schalke forward Klaas-Jan Huntelaar has had his ban for a red card against Hannover reduced from six games to four. The Federal Court of the German Football Asscociation (DFB]) confirmed the punishment on Wednesday, which carries a further suspended two-match ban until Jan. 30,..." February 04

  • Schalke sign Man City defender Nastasic on loan with option to buy

    Fox Sports "Schalke have announced the loan signing of Matija Nastasic from Manchester City. Nastasic was deemed surplus to requirements by City boss Manuel Pellegrini earlier this season. The centre-back has only played once this term - in the Community Shield defeat to Arsenal - and he has been..." January 12

  • Schalke striker Klaas Jan Huntelaar signs two-year contract extension at the club

    Daily Mail "Dutch striker Klaas Jan Huntelaar has extended his contract with Schalke by two years to June 30, 2017. The Bundesliga club says in a statement that the new deal includes a provision for another year. Huntelaar is Schalke's second highest scorer in the club's history behind Klaus Fischer. " December 20

  • Chelsea set to offload Fernando Torres PERMANENTLY with Schalke poised to bid

    The Express "According to German newspaper Bild, Roberto Di Matteo is keen on rekindling his working relationship with the 30-year-old, and will launch an offer in January. The Spanish international is currently on loan with Italian giants AC Milan, but has netted just a single goal in his first five..." October 22

  • Arsenal look to £37m Julian Draxler as Mesut Ozil replacement

    The Express "The Gunners were tipped to land the 20-year-old during the summer transfer window, but boss Arsene Wenger instead opted to purchase Barcelona's Alexis Sanchez for £30million. Arsenal have made a less-than-impressive start to the Premier League campaign, winning just twice in their opening seven..." October 10

  • Klaas-Jan Huntelaar available for £3million in summer as Reds enter race?

    Daily Mirror "Liverpool are set to battle it out with Tottenham and Arsenal for Dutch striker Klaas-Jan Huntelaar in January, reports the Express. The Dutchman is out of contract with Schalke at the end of the season and appears unlikely to pen a new deal. That means Schalke will look to sell him in the..." October 09

  • Roberto Di Matteo lands head job at Schalke

    Pro Soccer Talk "After nearly two years out of the game, Roberto Di Matte is back in business. The former Chelsea, West Bromwich Albion and MK Dons boss has taken over at Bundesliga side Schalke after the German club fired Jens Keller on Tuesday. Di Matteo has been without a job since leaving Chelsea in..." October 07

  • Champions League draw: Liverpool land Real Madrid, Man City get Bayern

    The Guardian "Manchester City have been drawn to face Bayern Munich for the third time in four years, and will also play CSKA Moscow and Roma in what presents the toughest draw for English clubs in the Champions League. However, Liverpool also face a tricky group and will play the current holders Real Madrid..." August 28

  • Julian Draxler not surprised Arsenal DIDN'T match £37m buyout clause

    The Express "The 20-year-old Schalke star has a burgeoning reputation and was chased by the Gunners in January. However, they failed to act upon their interest and only brought in crocked Kim Kallstrom on loan. Draxler has admitted the release clause felt like a millstone and believes it may have..." August 07

  • Ghana duo Sulley Muntari and Kevin-Prince Boateng kicked out of squad

    Sky Sports "Ghana midfielders Sulley Muntari and Kevin-Prince Boateng have been suspended indefinitely from the national team and sent home from the World Cup for disciplinary reasons. Ghana's two biggest stars were axed just hours before their crucial World Cup Group G match against Portugal on..." June 26

  • Arsenal target Julian Draxler staying at Schalke

    Sky Sports "Germany midfielder Julian Draxler has dealt Arsene Wenger a setback after confirming he will stay with Schalke for another season. Draxler confirmed he was a target for Arsenal in January but they and Manchester United failed to get a deal in place for the 20-year-old by the end of the transfer..." June 17

  • Huntelaar delays Schalke contract talks "Klaas-Jan Huntelaar has revealed he will not consider a new contract at Schalke until after this summer's World Cup. The 30-year-old's current deal is due to expire in 2015 and the Gelsenkirchen club are eager to tie their star man down as they bid to build for next season. Huntelaar,..." April 17

  • Draxler expected to stay at Schalke

    ESPN FC "Julian Draxler will only leave Schalke if something extraordinary happens, club chief Clemens Toennies has told Sport Bild. Schalke rejected an offer for Draxler in the winter transfer window, but the Germany international has a 45.5 million euro release clause in his contract that can be..." April 16

  • Bayern Munich rule out summer move for Schalke's Julian Draxler

    The Guardian "The Bayern Munich chairman, Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, has rejected speculation that the club will make a summer move for the Schalke attacking midfielder Julian Draxler, a rumoured Arsenal transfer target. There had been speculation in the German media that Bayern were planning to make a move for..." March 24

  • Manchester United eyeing Arsenal's £37m target Julian Draxler

    Daily Star "United made another check on Arsenal’s £37million target in Schalke’s 2-1 win in Augsburg on Friday night. Midfielder Draxler, 20, gave an eye-catching performance to underline his exciting potential. He made one of Dutch striker Klaas-Jan Huntelaar’s two match-winning goals. And Draxler..." March 17

  • Arsenal transfer target Julian Draxler refuses to rule out move to Bayern Munich

    Daily Mirror "The Gelsenkirchen starlet saw German international stopper Manuel Neuer vilified for a similar move in 2011 but he refuses to definitively reject any possibility. Arsenal target Julian Draxler has dealt the Gunners a potential blow to their summer transfer plans by saying that he can't rule out..." February 25

  • Boost for Arsenal as Bayern Munich rule out swoop for Schalke starlet

    talkSport "Bayern Munich chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has laughed off talk of hijacking Arsenal's move for Julian Draxler. Arsene Wenger's interest in the Schalke star has dominated the past two windows but each time he has failed to land the young talent. Draxler is one of the rising stars of..." February 19

  • Schalke cannot stop Arsenal target leaving

    Sports Direct News "Schalke boss Jens Keller has admitted that the club cannot stop Arsenal target Julian Draxler from leaving the club, although he's happy to still have the forward. Draxler, 20, is one of the hottest properties in Europe and has already earned 10 caps for Germany, despite his tender age, and was..." February 12

  • Lukasz Fabianski Plots Arsenal Exit with Enthusiasm Over Schalke Interest

    Inside Futbol "Arsenal goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski is keen to play for Bundesliga giants Schalke next season, having reacted positively to their interest. The Polish custodian is out of contract at the Emirates Stadium in the summer and is keen to move on to pastures new where he can enjoy more regular first..." February 12

  • Huntelaar committed to Schalke

    BT Sport "Klaas-Jan Huntelaar has insisted leaving Schalke "is not part of the plan" after making a winning return to action this year. The Dutchman ended five and a half months of injury agony by scoring on his return in the 3-0 win over Hamburg in late January and impressing in their 2-1 win at home to..." February 05

  • Arsenal suffer blow over Julian Draxler move as Schalke rule out transfer

    The Guardian "Arsenal have suffered a major blow in their attempts to sign Julian Draxler after the Schalke sporting director Horst Heldt insisted the club have no intention of selling the midfielder. Heldt said he was "convinced" the highly-rated 20-year-old Germany international would be staying at the..." January 30

  • Arsenal in advanced talks over Draxler but Gunners are reluctant to spend £37m

    Daily Mail "Arsenal are in advanced talks with Julian Draxler's representatives and his club Schalke as they look to push through a move for the German international by the end of the week. The 20-year-old's £37million release clause activates in the summer and Arsenal want to wrap up a deal before the end..." January 29

  • Arsenal offer 'take it or leave it' deal for Draxler

    ESPN FC "Arsenal have made a final ‘take it or leave it’ offer to Schalke for the services of Julian Draxler. The German international has long been linked with a move to North London and according to the Daily Star, Gunners boss Arsene Wenger has made his move for a player that he believes can emulate..." January 28

  • Arsenal chasing Julian Draxler transfer to turn him into Robin van Persie Mark Two

    Daily Mirror "Arsene Wenger sees a potential centre-forward in Schalke's attacking midfielder - just like he did with a certain Feyenoord prospect a decade ago. Arsene Wenger is trying to do a £35million deal for German whizkid Julian Draxler - so he can turn him into the new Robin van Persie. Arsenal..." January 14

  • Chelsea could sign £40m Arsenal target for just £10m cash - report

    HITC Sport "Chelsea could pay a remarkably low amount in cash for Arsenal target Julian Draxler according to a report. Julian Draxler is set to become one of the most sought after players in the world next summer, when Schalke are said to be prepared to consider cashing in on the young talent. Arsenal..." December 16

  • Chelsea lead four-club race for Schalke £40m playmaker

    Give Me Sport "Chelsea are in pole position to land Arsenal, Liverpool and Manchester City transfer target Julian Draxler, according to German newspaper Bild. The report claims the competition to sign the highly-rated 20-year-old playmaker is fierce, with the four Premier League giants jockeying for position..." December 14

  • Chelsea's Ashley Cole and Frank Lampard face axe against Schalke.. and Fernando Torres is injured

    Daily Mirror "Fernando Torres is set to miss Chelsea's Champions League clash with Schalke after limping out of training. And the Blues' boss Jose Mourinho could be ready to make other changes, with Ashley Cole and Frank Lampard in danger of missing out. Torres pulled up with a muscle problem halfway..." November 05

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  • Julian Draxler fancies transfer to Arsenal, Manchester United or Chelsea

    Daily Mirror "Rising German star Julian Draxler has excited Arsenal fans by admitting he is open to leaving Schalke - and revealing how proud he is to play alongside the Gunners' Mesut Ozil at international level. Attacking midfielder Draxler was linked with the north Londoners and Chelsea this summer but..." October 12

  • Chelsea to bid BIG for Arsenal and Man City target Julian Draxler

    Daily Star "Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho wants the club to make an big bid for Schalke star Julian Draxler in January. That's according to reports in Germany that claim Mourinho wants to make an offer worth around £25m when the winter window opens. Schalke general manager Horst Heldt has recently spoken..." October 10

  • Arsenal to rival Liverpool for signing of Schalke's Kyriakos Papadopoulos in January

    The Express "Papadopoulos was heavily linked with a move to Liverpool during the most recent transfer window with some reports suggesting that a deal had already been agreed subject to a medical as the 21-year-old recovered from a serious knee injury. But a move failed to materialise with Liverpool opting..." September 17

  • Ciprian Marica set for Arsenal claims Romanian striker's agent

    Daily Mirror "Romania striker Ciprian Marica is "close to joining Arsenal" according to the player's agent. Marica 27 is a free agent after leaving Schalke and Shakhtar Dontesk Lazio and Inter Milan have all been interested. His agent Ioan Becali said: "Marica is a really great striker who has already got..." September 11

  • Draxler happy to stay at Schalke

    Fox Sports "Julian Draxler has revealed the reasons behind his shunning a move away from Schalke this summer. Reports in England and Germany claim that the likes of Arsenal and Chelsea were both interested in signing the 19-year-old midfielder. But the German international insists that he would have..." September 08

  • Schalke Pull Out of Deal to Sign Tottenham Forward Emmanuel Adebayor

    Caught Off Side "Germans cannot find the cash to sign Ivorian forward. Bundesliga outfit Schalke 04 look unable to afford unwanted Tottenham Hotspur front man Emmanuel Adebayor before the summer transfer window closes on Sept 2 according to reports in the Daily Mail. The Ivory Coast international has..." September 02

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