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"So I would have had very little playing time. Conte advised me to leave on loan. We will see what happens after this season.
"I already know Markus Weinzierl from my time at Augsburg and we worked together very well there. He always gave me a lot of confidence. That is one of the reasons why I think Schalke were the best option for me."
When asked about what was difference between Premier League football in England compared to Bundesliga football in Germany, the 22-year-old replied:
"A lot of players in England are very powerful, whereas in Germany you see some better football.
"A lot of Premier League teams are still very much playing kick-and-rush football."