Relegated Schalke 04 have signed Icelander Victor Palsson for the coming season of the 2nd Bundesliga. The central midfielder signed a two-year contract with the Knappen and comes from future league rivals Darmstadt 98. Both clubs have agreed not to disclose the modalities of the move.
“In terms of football, Victor brings decisive skills for the six, namely an aggressive duel, good physique as well as speed and a dominant header game,” said Peter Knäbel, Board Member for Sports and Communication: “We are also convinced that Victor will also be on the pitch Can be the cornerstone of the new team. “
For the lilies, Palsson appeared 67 times in the 2nd Bundesliga, scoring six goals and preparing seven more goals. “I want to move ahead as a leader on and off the pitch. We will develop a completely new structure in the team. I want to bring my experience to bear in this process,” said the 30-year-old.
In addition, Schalke equipped his midfield talent Florian Flick with a professional contract. Born in Mannheim, he will be promoted from the club’s U23 to the first team.