English Premiership

Schalke snap up United target

2016-06-27 14:32
Breel Embolo (TEAMtalk)

Cape Town - Schalke have orchestrated a transfer coupe by snapping up Switzerland international striker Breel Embolo from under the noses of Manchester United and Tottenham.

The 19-year-old FC Basel star is one of Europe's most promising youngsters, and joins the Bundesliga side for a reported transfer fee of €25m.

The Cameroon-born forward appeared in all three of Switzerland's group games at Euro 2016, starting against France, before coming off the bench in their penalty shootout defeat to Poland on Saturday.

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