Holtby close to new Schalke deal
October 11, 2012
By Stephan Uersfeld, Germany Correspondent
Holtby, 22, has enjoyed an outstanding season so far, moving to a central midfield role after Raul left the club at the end of last season.
The Germany Under-21 skipper has scored three goals, made two and twice been named Schalke Player of the Month.
His contract runs out at the end of this season, when he would become a free agent if no new deal can be agreed.