Schalke confirm interest in Baba Rahman

ShareClose Comments
The Bundesliga side's chief says talks are underway with Chelsea on Baba Rahman's future

Schalke 04 sporting director Christian Heidel has confirmed ongoing negotiations with Chelsea over the future of Ghana defender Baba Rahman.

The 23-year-old joined the Bundesliga club last season on a season-long loan deal and featured 13 times but suffered a leg injury in January during the Africa Cup of Nations group opener against Uganda which ruled him out of the rest of the season.

He has since returned to Chelsea's training centre in Cobham to recuperate and started ball works last month, according to reports.

The German club's top hierarchy are hoping to have him back on loan.

Article continues below

"We are in talks with the player, his agent and Chelsea," Heidel told Schalke's official website.

"Ultimately, it is about when Baba Rahman will be able to play again. No decision has been made yet," he added.

The former Asante Kotoko defender has also been linked with a move to Turkish giants Fenerbahce.

Next article:
Aubameyang: I love my playboy lifestyle and won't change for Arsenal
Next article:
I-League 2017-18: Minerva Punjab v Aizawl FC - TV channel, stream, kick-off time & match preview
Next article:
Manchester United vs Chelsea: TV channel, live stream, squad news & preview
Next article:
How Alexis Sanchez signing is disrupting - not helping - Man Utd's attack
Next article:
No Man Utd regrets for Dier as Spurs star states England skipper ambition
Close