Draxler signs new Schalke contract

May 10, 2013
By Stephan Uersfeld, Germany Correspondent
Highly-rated Schalke midfielder Julian Draxler has signed a new long-term contract with the club, officials confirmed on Friday.

Reports in German tabloid Bild suggest the new deal – which keeps the 19-year-old at Schalke until 2018 – contains a €45 million buyout clause, the biggest in Germany.

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