FC Schalke 04 announces the next transfer coup! S04 fills a large gap
subordinate Schalke 04 He continues to work hard on his team for next season.
Now the club has announced its next newcomer. Alexander Schulw joins on loan from Hertha BSC Schalke 04.
Schalke 04: Schwolow will be the new number one
Schalke 04 have been desperately searching for a new number one lately, and now the club has finally been able to bridge the gap in the goalkeeper position. A few weeks before the preparation began, the new guard finally arrived here.
Schalke did not want to extend the contract with goalkeeper Martin Freisel. With Alexander Shulo, this gap is now closed.
“In Alexander we have acquired an experienced goalkeeper who will give our team stability. He has proven the quality he has in all of his previous positions,” says Rauven Schroeder. “We are convinced that he will strengthen our goalkeeper team and help achieve our goal next season.”
Coach Frank Kramer says of the commitment: “When we talked about occupying the goalkeeper position, we agreed that Alexander has all the qualities that we value in first place. Alex is a very good fit for us and the team.”
Facts about Alexander Shulo
- Born June 2, 1992 in Wiesbaden
- Position: goalkeeper
- Height: 1.90 meters
- Previous clubs: Freiburg, Armenia Bielefeld (on loan), Hertha BSC
- Number of entries in the German League: 176
- Hygiene games: 38
Schalke 04: Schwolow two years behind
The goalkeeper is on loan from Hertha BSC for a year. According to media reports, Schalke does not have a purchase option. Rental fees are in the low six-figure range. The 30-year-old has already completed the medical examination.
Schwolow has been a regular goalkeeper at Hertha BSC, but has had to miss the last six matches due to a muscle injury. The 30-year-old, who has been interested in Schalke 04 for two years, should not play a role in Hertha’s plans.
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Prior to signing Schwolow, Schalke had already brought on young goalkeeper Justin Heekeren from RW Oberhausen. He must fight with Ralph Farman for the place behind the new number one.
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