FC Schalke players salaries.

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Schalke 04 is a German football club originally called Fußballclub Gelsenkirchen-Schalke a German name for the “miners” as the club signed most of its player from the coal mining industry and had a lot of supporters who were in the same industry, in the year 1924 the club adopted a new name called “Schalke 04”, the club is located in the Schalke district of GelsenkirchenNorth Rhine-Westphalia, which is the 11th largest city in Germany.

The “04” in the club name is gotten from its founding year “1904”. The club officially has over 150,000 club member which makes it the second-largest sport-club in Germany. The club offers other activities such as athletics, basketball, handball, table tennis, and esports.

The team is home for its blue top and white short for home games, while they switch to the white top and blue short for away matches.

In August 2001 the team opened it ultra-modern new home ground known as the Veltins-Arena with a capacity of 62,271, according to UEFA website Schalke is the 31st best club in Europe as it has a 0% debt and generates the 14th highest income in the world, ranked by Forbes as the 14th most valuable club in 2014.

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Since its foundation, the club has won seven German Championship, one DFB-Supercup, five DFB-pokal, and one UEFA Cup and also are also the first German club to win a cup double in 1937. 

Schalke have a long-standing rivalry with city neighbour Borrusia Dortmund, one of the most popular matches in the German footballing calendar called “Revierderby.”

In the early and mid-2000 Schalke experience, some success with a second-place finish in the league and got to the semifinal of the Europa League in 2005-06, Schalke had not won a trophy since 2010-11 when they won the DFB-Pokal.

Schalke finished 12th in the 2019/20 league table with 39 points, with the likes of Nabil Bentaleb, Ozan Mohammed, Amine Harit, Salif Sane and co, the team is bound to improve with time.

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A list of Schalke players’ salary and contract expiry date.

Player NameAgeWeekly SalaryContract Until
Nabil Bentaleb24€96,0002021
Omar Mascarell26€88,0002022
Matija Nastasic26€80,0002022
Mark Uth28€80,0002022
Salif Sané29€68,0002022
Daniel Caligiuri31€49,0002020
Bastian Oczipka30€49,0002020
Benjamin Stambouli29€40,0002020
Alessandro Schöpf25€40,0002021
Amine Harit22€28,0002021
Guido Burgstaller30€20,0002022
Benito Raman24€11,0002024
Ozan Kabak19€7,0002024

Bentaleb is the highest earner in the club with over €95,000 weekly followed by Omar who earns €88,000, the club plans to further strengthen the team by bringing in some of the brightest star from around the world.

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