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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