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Schalke terminate Taitague’s contract to handle their financial crisis

Sat 02 January 2021 | 14:46

Schalke release their American youngster as the roster-pruning-process has entered its next phase. Christian Gross still has a lot to do to reduce a hefty weekly payroll budget.

Although the 21-year-old striker,

Nick Taitague

, signed his first professional contract with the club this September, the club has announced releasing him as he struggled to even make the U23 starting XI recently.

Schalke

are reportedly looking to reduce their large 31-man roster as the club is struggling with Covid pandemic related financial crisis. The Royal Blues are looking for a buyer or a loan destination for their controversial midfielder,

Nabil Bentaleb

, who has no place in their new manager’s plans.

According to Kicker, the club also is looking to offload

Ozan Kabak, Rabbi Matondo, Ahmed Kutucu,

and

Hamza Mendyl.


source: SportMob