• Wolfsburg snap up Julian Draxler from Schalke

    by  • September 1, 2015 • Bundesliga, Germany, Schalke 04, Wolfsburg • 0 Comments

    Wolfsburg have secured the signature of Schalke 04 midfielder Julian Draxler on the final day of the European transfer window.

    The German international had been heavily linked with a number of European heavyweights this summer, but the 21-year-old has opted to remain in the Bundesliga by joining the DFB Pokal holders on a five-year contract, that will keep him at the Volkswagen Arena until 2020.

    The transfer fee believed to be in the range of €35m, according to The Guardian.

    Draxler is set to replace Kevin De Bruyne, who joined the Premier League giants Manchester City on a six-year contract

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