Ralf Fährmann, Suat Serdar and Mark Uth have been ruled out of Schalke 04's derby clash with Borussia Dortmund.
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"Ralf Fährmann, Suat Serdar and Mark Uth will all miss the derby. As things stand, the rest of the squad is available," Schalke coach Manuel Baum told reporters ahead of the game.
Uth was recently hailed as an 'outstanding and important player' by Baum, but the Schalke coach insists his team can manage without him.
"Our plan for the game doesn't depend on a single person. There is a lot of potential in our squad. We have quality in attack, and I'm confident we an compensate for Mark Uth's absence," Baum said.
Baum's Schalke face Dortmund at Signal Iduna Park on Saturday at 18.30 CET.