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David Wagner: Benjamin Stambouli has really surprised me

By Laura Brandt

David Wagner has waxed lyrical about Benjamin Stambouli.

Benjamin Stambouli.
Benjamin Stambouli.Photo: Sandro Halank, Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA 3.0
Schalke 04 coach David Wagner admits he has been surprised by how well Benjamin Stambouli has played as a centre-back this season.

"'Benji' has really surprised me - I hadn't had him in mind as a centre-back in our back four," Wagner said at a press conference today, as quoted by the club.

"He was exceptional against Paderborn. I think the way he's been playing recently is fantastic," he continued.

Stambouli has started in all of Schalke's games under David Wagner so far.

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