Schalke 04 attacking midfielder Julian Draxler will be out for the rest of the year after picking up a thigh injury in their 1-0 win over Augsburg on Friday, the club said on Saturday.
Germany midfielder Julian Draxler says the world champions see it as their `duty` to beat Ireland on Tuesday to get their Euro 2016 qualification campaign back on track.
A steward has told how he tried to stop the accident involving Germany`s World Cup stars when one of the cars they were passengers in hit him and a by-stander.
Schalke move on second of the table for now after they overcame Berlin with a comfortable 2-0 victory at the curtain raiser of the 28th round of the German Bundesliga Friday.
Fresh from their record European defeat at home to Real Madrid, Schalke 04 face another potential drubbing when they travel to all-conquering Bayern Munich on Saturday.
Julian Draxler and Joel Matip have ensured Schalke`s 2-0 win over Basel to seal round of last 16 spot from Group E in the Champions league.
Julian Draxler has signed a new contract with Schalke to keep him at the club until 2018, it has been officially confirmed.
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