Tuesday August 29 2017
Schalke: ‘Howedes not done yet’

Despite reports in Italy that Benedikt Howedes would fly in to join Juventus tonight, Schalke 04 say “as yet there’s no agreement”.

It was reported that the centre-back would fly into Turin this evening, before taking his medicals with the Bianconeri tomorrow.

Multiple sources in Italy say a €3.5m loan with an €11.5m option to buy has been agreed, but Schalke’s sporting director says that’s premature.

“In principle, I won’t say anything about negotiations in progress,” Christian Heidel told Deutschen Presse-Agentur.

“What I can is that as yet there’s no agreement.

“The figures of the transfer? The newspapers write a lot of things…”

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