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The numbers behind the deal – TOP STORIES

by: Adam Smith


Fc Schalke 04 has Jean-Clair Todibo of FC Barcelona. That’s what the Kunigsblues gave on Wednesday night. The Catalans also provided the exact figures around the deal.

The 20-year-old defender will strengthen the club until the end of the season. The loan company is worth 1.5 million euros, in the summer the Kunigsblauen will have an option to buy in H’he of 25 million euros plus fenf million euros in additional payments.

Should the Schalkerfer decide to buy, the Catalans will have a buy-out option in H’he of 50 million euros, which can still grow by 10 million euros. Barcelona announced these details. The Frenchman still has a contract with Barca until 2023.

“We said in the training camp in Spain that we will only be active once more if a little bit for us opens up that will take us forward,” said head coach David Wagner about the commitment: “That’s what made Jean-Clair Todibo, who is one of the best young people, get involved in the team. internal defenders that currently exist in Europe.”

Todibo from the project FC Schalke 04

Schalke have been re-measured after the injury to defender Benjamin Stambouli. “He can also be in the defensive midfield. We will all support him in the best possible way, to develop his obvious potential. We are very much in our work.”

Meanwhile, transgaming.orgs director Jochen Schneider emphasized the “technical and physical f’higkeiten” of Todibos and his “game-related”. The Frenchman is “a very exciting player who, at the age of 20, still has a lot of development potential.”

Todibo, who has the number 21 on Schalke, was delighted with the change: “In the talks with the club’s leaders, the project convinced me to seek success with young players. That’s why I decided to join Schalke 04.”