Schalke 04 extends prematurely with Blendi Idrizi

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The FC Schalke 04 has equipped midfielder Blendi Idrizi with a new contract. The international Kosovos, until date tied to the Bundesliga relegated by 2023, signed a new contract until 2024.

Idrizi came in January 2020 by Fortuna Cologne to the scarce. He completed three games in the Bundesliga, in the current season, the 23-year-old comes to 17 second league missions (a goal, an assist).

Idrizi wants to “establish Schalke in the upper house”

“The club has given me a lot of trust in the past few months and given me the opportunity to create the leap from the Regionalliga into the 2nd Bundesliga,” says Idrizi in a club message. “I am very grateful for that and also wants to do everything in the coming years, to establish Schalke 04 again in the upper house.”

“Blendi has taken an excellent development on Schalke here,” says Schalke’s sports director Rouven Schröder. “About his work in the U 23, he has already recommended himself in the 1st Bundesliga for professional operations and gained an important experience in a difficult phase of the club, from which he now benefits. He is an important building block in this season by his good performances The team became. As a club, we look forward to establishing a player from the kneldschmiede at the professionals again and continues with us. “