Sunderland could be looking to Germany for new recruits.
Sunderland are seemingly no closer to appointing David Moyes' successor.
Former Schalke boss Jens Keller has been surprisingly linked with Norwich City - but will he plot a reunion with Sunderland midfielder Jan Kirchhoff?
Van Wijk spent four years on Norwich City's books as a player in the 1980s.
Here is how Chelsea and Schalke will line up for this evening's Champions League match at Stamford Bridge...
Julian Draxler and Jens Keller have spoken about their touchline disagreement on Friday evening.
After last year’s Champions League final with two German teams, Bundesliga fans started to dream of leaving the Premier League behind in the UEFA ranking. Leverkusen’s and Schalke’s last knockout matches have created some doubts about that.
Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Lewis Holtby has been rumoured to be on the move to Schalke 04 from Tottenham Hotspur. But Jens Keller says they can't afford him.
Boateng said about Schalke’s strategy facing Chelsea tonight: “We will wait for Chelsea. We will try to counterattack and wait for our opportunities.”
Schalke team news and update on who is injured and who will likely play. Draxler says: “We can beat Chelsea.”