Schalke Forward Franco di Santo speaks about Werder Bremen Return

Franco di Santo recently made the switch to Schalke from Werder Bremen.

The Argentine came to European football with Chelsea, but he is best known for his time with Werder Bremen. He spent two years with the club and made just under 50 appearances in the league. After having not been regarded as a prolific goal scorer up until that point, di Santo came up with19 goals in his 48 appearances for the club. A bulk of his goals and appearances came in the Bundesliga. His struggles in front of goal have once again returned to Schalke in the 2015-16 season.

Franco Di Santo Fails to Impress against Hannover

Jonathas managed to score on his debut for Hannover, as they secured a 1-0 win over Schalke.

After having managed an impressive victory in the opening match, Schalke were poor in this game. They did not create much opportunities, and striker Franco di Santo only had a penalty shout to his name. Schalke were coming into the game on the back of a victory over RB Leipzig.


Hannover 96 manager, Horst Heldt is currently facing a difficult transfer summer at the club as the transfer window opens this July.

There are quite a few number of players in his ranks and if he plans to get far in the upcoming season, he has to shore up his defence, as well as his attack. However, he insists on showing patience with new signings.


Manchester City defender Nicolas Otamendi scored a header in the club’s 5-0 rout of Crystal Palace in the final game of the season.

While the game was already won, the goal is significant as it is the 400th goal for players from South American giant Argentina.

Jorge Sampaoli unaware of Meeting with bosses of Argentina Football

Jorge Sampaoli doesn’t have any idea about the meeting that his representative is said to have held with the bosses of Argentina Football about the possibility of him taking up the job of the Albiceleste head coach.

Sampaoli says that he personally hasn’t had any interaction with the national Federation with regard to a job opportunity and he still has the same stand that he had on Friday.


Schalke star Klaas-Jan Huntelaar is set to leave the club after several successful seasons.

The striker is reported to be on his way out as he ranks low in the club’s pecking order. The 33-year old ranks below summer January addition Guido Burgstaller and Swiss forward Breel Embolo. The Netherlands international is even placed below former Chelsea striker Franco Di Santo, necessitating a move to get more playing time as his career gradually winds down.

Diego Maradona criticizes on Messi

The Argentinean legend Diego Maradona has blasted his compatriot Messi and also the Barcelona hierarchy for remaining away from the recent prize function of FIFA in Zurich.

The excuse that Barcelona gave for their absence from the function was that they had a match scheduled shortly and they wanted to be well prepared for that match as it was must-win for them.


The winter transfer window is set to close on the 31st of this month and there are many players that are begging to be considered by other sides as they seem to have hit a stalemate of loss of form.

RB Leipzig have been in excellent form in the German Bundesliga this term but Davie Selke’s career has not be as excellent and he would be happy to get someone come rescue him. His display at the Rio Olympics confirmed his status as one of the youngest best players but his career is yet to kick off.

Franco di Santo Likely to Be Back Soon, Confirms Weinzierl

Wolfsburg remain confident that Franco di Santo will be able to make a return back to the first-team for the game against Darmstadt 98.

The striker has been struggling with a dominant muscle strain for several weeks now. The team has been struggling quite badly in the absence of the striker. Manager Markus Weinzierl also has to do with the other forwards likeBreelEmbolo and KlaasJan Huntelaar.


Schalke on 25th of July, 2015 signed Franco Di Santo from Bundesliga rivals, Werder Bremen after activating a release clause in the player's contract.

The former Chelsea player left Bremen on Saturday 25th in the morning and after passing through a medical examination, he was officially announced as a Schalke player in the evening, in time to link up with his new teammates for a three-day training camp from Sunday.


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