Rise requirement for FC Schalke 04? Olaf Thon remains at “three-year plan”

Around Football Traditional Association FC Schalke 04 is quickly grown after the descent from the Bundesliga to return to the Oberhaus immediately. S04 icon Olaf Thon wants to know about an increase in ascent.

Despite the mega upheaval and in the face of a nearly completely exchanged squad last summer, FC Schalke 04 is gone as one of the great favorites on one of the first two places in the season of the 2nd Bundesliga. The goal in the context of the scarce was clear of the rewriting.

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Club legend OLAF Thon wants to know about such an increase in ascent but nothing. “No, I’m not with me,” he replied with “Olaf Thon1” and rather pointed to the strategy presented by the club: “Schalke says you have a three-year plan to come back to the Bundesliga.”

Currently the team of Dimitrios Grammozis is in the lower house fifth, with only two points difference to leaders Werder Bremen. In between, the Hamburger SV, the SV Darmstadt 98 and the FC St. Pauli are three other ascension aspirants.

Thon remains skeptical, despite the recent 2: 0 victory against the SC Paderborn: “I do not want to say, ‘The rising now’. Because they do not play that way.”

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In mind, Thon still has the blamable 1: 2 defeat against Fortuna Dusseldorf. “Against Düsseldorf they have really played badly,” he refurbished: Tactical considerations of the coach “went back to the back,” The Schalke “Hair-raising and individual mistakes” were delivered.

The 55-year-old also emphasized how big the upheavals in the past few months were at the territory club. “A football team lives on the fact that a bike reaches the other. How should that happen when a complete team is exchanged, when players go away in the half-series and get away others?”

A “key” for the rise battle is in the opinion of the World Champion of 1990 Meanwhil possibly domestic backed Salif Sané. “Because he has a capability in defensive as an offensive headball game”, which the defense man could not play out due to injuries “so far”.