GELSENKIRCHEN, Germany (AP) — After missing out on one Japanese player, Schalke signed a different one.
The promoted Bundesliga club signed Japan captain Maya Yoshida on Tuesday to bolster its defense and chances of survival next season.
GELSENKIRCHEN, Germany (AP) — Schalke appointed Frank Kramer as coach on Tuesday to help ensure the team's survival in the Bundesliga after one season in the second division.
The Gelsenkirchen-based club said Kramer has signed for two seasons and will replace Michael Büskens, who led the team to promotion as interim coach.
BIELEFELD, Germany (AP) — German club Arminia Bielefeld fired Frank Kramer as coach on Wednesday in a last-ditch attempt to stave off Bundesliga relegation.
The club said it had also released assistant coach Ilia Gruev “with immediate effect” and that Marco Kostmann would take over as head coach for the rest of the season.
BERLIN (AP) — American defender George Bello says he is “starstruck” to be facing players like Erling Haaland and Robert Lewandowski after securing a move to Bundesliga club Arminia Bielefeld.
After joining Bielefeld from Major League Soccer’s Atlanta in January, the 20-year-old Bello made his first start in a 1-0 loss at Borussia Dortmund on Saturday, playing the full game after previously making four substitute appearances for the German team.
BIELEFELD, Germany (AP) — United States defender George Bello joined German first division team Arminia Bielefeld from Atlanta United on the last day of the winter transfer period on Monday.
The German club said 20-year-old Bello signed a deal through June 2026 and will wear the No.