Schalke 04 has been able to find on the search for a replacement for Leroy Sané. The Bundesliga side obliged the Ukrainian national team Yevgeny Konopljanka from Spanish side Sevilla. “We look forward to a prolific and fast midfielder who can be used on either flank,” said coach Markus Weinzierl.
Konopljanka was initially on loan for a year. Moreover Schalke secured a purchase option for the 26-year-olds. This should be more than 20 million euros according to the newspaper “Diario de Sevilla”. According to “Bild” newspaper of the players on the other hand already have for twelve to 13 million euros.