Schalke have extended club captain Ralf Fahrmann's contract, but he will spend the 2019-20 season on loan with Norwich City.
We round up the front and back pages across world football as Thursday sees the transfer rumour mill crank into gear once again.
Manchester United were linked with highly rated teenage defender Ozan Kabak, but he has instead opted to join David Wagner at Schalke.
Borussia Monchengladbach have signed Breel Embolo from fellow Bundesliga club Schalke.
Bayern Munich welcome Hertha Berlin for the opening fixture of the 2019-20 season, while newcomers Union Berlin tackle RB Leipzig.
Luka Jovic, Phil Foden and Houssem Aouar are among some of the players who are sure to make a splash at the Under-21 European Championship.
Bundesliga side Schalke had been set to face Liverpool at Anfield on August 6, but the game has now been postponed.
Jonjoe Kenny's arrival at Schalke was announced via a humorous social media post that took inspiration from TV show South Park.
Four months on from leaving Huddersfield Town, David Wagner has been appointed as the new head coach of Schalke.
Marco Reus has been given a lighter punishment than Borussia Dortmund team-mate Marius Wolf after the pair were sent off against Schalke.