Schalke 04 captain Alexander Nuebel, a former Germany Under-21 goalkeeper, will leave at the end of the season after turning down a contract extension, the Bundesliga club announced Sunday. “Following discussions with Alexander Nuebel and his agent in recent months, we aren’t surprised by his decision and of course respect it. READ ALSO: Baby dies of head injury as doctors fail to catch him when mum pushedNuebel has yet to explain why he is leaving Schalke, but Germany’s top-selling daily Bild reported Sunday that he has agreed on terms with Bayern Munich. There he would be groomed as a replacement for club and national team captain Manuel Neuer, who himself left Schalke for Bayern in 2011. After months of negotiations, the news Nuebel is leaving the Gelsenkirchen-based club after nearly five years is frustrating for Schneider and head coach David Wagner.
Source: Punch December 22, 2019 14:48 UTC