Andreas Vindheim has been the top transfer of FC Schalke this winter so far. The rental player of Sparta Pragus convinced with offensive urge, tempo game and precise flanks. In the home game against Jahn Regensburg the newcomer was injured. Now S04 announced how long Vindheim will fail.

Already in the initial phase, the wing player took a violation in the left calf and signaled early that he would have to be replaced. After eight minutes he left the field against Regensburg at 0: 0 (Final 2: 1) the field.

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On Tuesday, the royal blue clarified that Vindheim will have to pause for several weeks to compensate for the calf injury.

This is expected to miss Vindheim not only against Fortuna Düsseldorf next Sunday, but also in the coming home game on 18 February against the SC Paderborn.

The 26-year-old had only switched to Gelsenkirchen in the summer of the Czech Republic and had prompted a regular site on the right outer car under head coach Dimitrios Grammozis.


The Scandinavier made in his first mandatory match for the scarce at Erzgebirge Aue (5: 0) for the Schalke attacking game was awarded more balanced than still in the weeks before, when S04 has always played very far left over the strong Thomas Ouwejan.

Vindheim is still borrowed to the Bundesliga relegation until the summer and could then be committed to it.

In the coming weeks he is expected to be replaced by Reinhold RANFTL, who got many parts of the game as a right-back in the Fünferkette in the first round. RANFTL has so far been in 14 game games of Gelsenkirchener and was also replaced on the last Saturday after the Vindheim injury in the first half.