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Schalke record-breaker lands contract

January 18, 2011
Schalke have given a full-time professional contract to their youngest ever Bundesliga debutant Julian Draxler.

The 17-year-old took his bow in Saturday's 1-0 defeat at home to Hamburg having impressed manager Felix Magath during a training camp in Turkey this winter, and his reward is his first professional contract until 2014.

He has played 12 games for Schalke's Under-19s this season, but will now continue training with the first team having been awarded the No. 31 shirt and ...

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