Mainz striker Maxim Choupo-Moting joins Schalke
Berlin: Mainz striker Eric-Maxim Choupo Moting Saturday joined German Bundesliga rivals Schalke on a three-year deal.
The 25-year-old Cameroon international moved on a free transfer from Mainz to the league rivals by signing a contract until June 2017 with the "Royal Blues", reports Xinhua.
Choupo-Moting has received the jersey number ‘13’ at his new club.
"I am delighted that Eric Maxim opted for us, as he is a versatile player," Schalke sporting director Horst Heldt told the clubs official homepage.
Schalke`s new arrival scored 20 goals in 76 appearances during his three years at Mainz.
The "Royal Blues" completed last season in third position of the Bundesliga standings to snatch a berth for the UEFA Champions League.