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Nabil Bentaleb to stay at Schalke amid Werder links

By Laura Brandt

Nabil Bentaleb will not be leaving Schalke 04 before the transfer window closes.

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Schalke 04's Nabil Bentaleb has been heavily linked with a move to Werder Bremen, but a transfer is now off the table.

Speaking to Bild, his team of representatives said:

"The transfer to Werder is dead. Nabil will stay at Schalke."

According to Bild, Bentaleb faces a long spell on the sidelines after undergoing knee surgery this morning.

The central midfielder fell out of favor at Veltins-Arena last season due to disciplinary issues. Since joining Schalke from Tottenham for €19 million in 2017, the 24-year-old has made 97 appearances, scoring 19 goals and making nine assists.

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