Éder Álvarez Balanta was presented as a new player for Schalke 04 in the Bundesliga | Colombians Abroad

Éder Álvarez Balanta ended his cycle, for the moment, at Bruges in Belgium. His performances drew the attention of several clubs, but one in Germany won the bid. The Bogota-born defender was introduced as a new Schalke 04 player.

This was made official by the German club, through its social networks and website “The sixth new signing of the ‘royal blue: Éder Álvarez Balanta has signed a contract with FC Schalke 04 until the end of this season. The 29-year-old player from Bruges was requested on loan. The defensive midfielder last appeared in the Jupiler Pro League”.

In addition, Peter Knabel, a member of the club’s board of directors, spoke on the club’s website about the Colombian “By hiring him, we will obtain the necessary flexibility, international experience and physical presence, which will undoubtedly do our squad good and it will give the coach more options for his game.”

In addition, the Colombian also delivered his words “I am very happy that the transfer has taken place and I can’t wait to meet my teammates. We have a great task ahead of us”.

Schalke 04 is in last place in the Bundesliga with 10 units, with the obligation to add and leave the relegation zone.


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