Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

City Starlet Secures Schalke Switch in £11.3M Deal

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

City Starlet Secures Schalke Switch in £11.3M Deal

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CITY prospect Rabbi Matondo has secured his move to Schalke in a deal worth £11.3m.

The 18-year-old winger, who never made a first-team appearance at the Etihad Stadium, follows in the footsteps of former City starlet Jadon Sancho in moving to the Bundesliga in search of regular first-team opportunities.

Matondo, who earned his first full Wales cap on November 20, has signed a four-year contract at the German side.

"Before coming here I already knew a bit about Schalke 04: Mesut Ozil, Ivan Rakitic and Leroy Sane all took big steps in their careers here," Matondo said.

"I had some good chats with the coach and my new team-mates only had good things to say.

"The Bundesliga is a great league. Schalke 04 is the right decision for my career and I'm happy to be a part of this club and their future plans. …

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