By Rune Gjerulff@runegjerulff

Official: Schalke make Zalazar's loan deal permanent

Schalke 04 have turned Rodrigo Zalazar's loan deal into a permanent one.
Schalke 04 have tied Rodrigo Zalazar down to a permanent deal until the summer of 2026.

The midfielder initially joined the 2. Bundesliga side on loan from Eintracht Frankfurt ahead of this season.

"Everyone knows how much I enjoy being on the pitch for Schalke 04. I'm therefore very happy that I'll be staying with this great club for even longer," commented Zalazar.

"I'm looking forward to the upcoming games, where I want to give everything again together with the team. Our goal is clear: we want to get promoted to the Bundesliga as quickly as possible."

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