Now it’s official: SV Sandhausen have loaned Kerim Kalhanoglu from FC Schalke 04 until the end of the season.
This editorial team reported on Saturday morningSV Sandhausen are closing in on a loan deal with FC Schalke 04. It was Kerim Calhanoglu.
A few hours later, the second division club announced to the public that the loan deal was closed until the end of the season.
Kerim expands our potential in defense and midfield. At a young age he has experience from the Bundesliga, the second division and the national under-20 team. We are delighted to have Kerim helping us in the second half of the season. He comes running game operations and wants to take the next step in his development with us. Thanks to Schalke 04, Kerim and his agent for being willing to accept this loan, otherwise it wouldn’t have happened,” explains sporting director Mikail Kabaka. SVS
Kalhanoglu has known Kurfals since childhood. He started his career at SC Pfingstberg-Hochstätt. His path then led to Waldorf Mannheim via VfL Kurpfalz Mannheim-Neckarau and in 2016 to TSG Hoffenheim’s NLZ, where he played in the B and A Junior Bundesliga. In the 2020/21 season, he moved to Schalke 04 U19s, where he signed his first professional contract in September 2020.
I want to learn a lot in the second division and grow into a seasoned professional. I would like to thank the very good discussions with the responsible people at SV Sandhausen. Now I’m looking forward to getting started.
Calhanoglu has scored two goals in 22 appearances for the German U-national teams. In 2019, he participated in the U17 European Championship in Ireland. He made three appearances in the Bundesliga this season and played eleven times for S04’s second team in the mighty Regionaliga West.
“I have decided to stay with SV Sandhausen. Even though I am a loan player, I will give everything for the club on the field. I want to learn a lot in the second division and become an experienced professional. I want to thank the good discussions with the responsible people at SV Sandhausen. Now I am waiting for things to start,” said his Hardwald. 20-year-old Calhanoglu says, describing the goals.
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