Meyer suspended by Schalke as departure looms

Meyer suspended by Schalke when the start is coming

Max Meyer's divorce with Schalke became quite complicated on Monday after the Bundesliga team banished the departing midfielder.

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News May 1, 2018, 00:09 IST




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Schalke suspended Max Meyer for the rest of the season after the midfielder criticized the club's hierarchy in an "unauthorized" interview.

Ya seguro When his contract expires at the end of the campaign, the 22-year-old midfielder accused the Bundesliga team of "intimidating him".


Speaking to Bild, Meyer also revealed that sports director Christian Heidel is the reason behind his impending departure.

Schalke denied the accusation in a statement, while confirming that the player "will no longer participate in the training or characteristic of the first team." for the club, "putting his career in Veltins-Arena to a premature end.

" We can not tolerate such statements and such behavior, "Heidel said.

" We are more upset about his accusations of intimidation, which We flatly deny that your false accusations. Schalke has always been good to Max Meyer. "


The club statement also included details of the collapse of the relationship between Schalke and Meyer, who can go for nothing once the contract runs out.

"Neither sports director Christian Heidel nor coach Domenico Tedesco asked Max Meyer to find a new club after the expiration of his current agreement on July 1, 2017," the statement continued.

"It is true that head coach Tedesco made an evaluation with the players before the start of the season with respect to his perspective.

" He stated that Max Meyer's prospects in an attack role could be more limited but, as a result of his performances in training, Meyer received a new role as a regular in the celebration of the midfield. Meyer has appeared in 28 of Schalke's 37 games this season and 66 of the 87 possible since the summer of 2016.

"Last Wednesday, Max Meyer had to quit training early because of a foot injury but he refused an MRI exam, he did not train with the team since then, he was not available for the match against Borussia Monchengladbach last weekend. "

Schalke sits second in the table with two games – away from Augsburg and at home against Eintracht Frankfurt – staying in the season.

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