Bentaleb joined Schalke on loan in 2016 and made the move permanent last year for a reported fee of €19 million.
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Robert Lewandowski equalled a 45-year record as Bayern Munich's march towards another Bundesliga title continued with a 2-1 win against Schalke.
Baba Rahman has returned to Schalke, joining the Bundesliga club on loan from Chelsea.
Schalke's American midfielder Weston McKennie will miss the next six weeks after partially tearing the MCL in his right knee on Sunday.
Bayern Munich boss Jupp Heynckes has said the club have ruled out signing Leon Goretzka this month after Schalke hinted he could leave the club early.
Bayern Munich have agreed a deal to sign Schalke midfielder Leon Goretzka in July 2018, with the player completing a medical on Thursday.
Sources said left-back Chris Gloster, 17, and attacker Zyen Jones, also 17, have spent time with the club on trial.
Germany international midfielder Goretzka, 22, is out of contract with Schalke at the end of June.
Schalke have agreed a deal to sign Hoffenheim forward Mark Uth on a free transfer in the summer.
Goretzka, 22, is out of contract at the end of June and both Sport Bild and Marca have reported that he has opted to join Bayern Munich.
Schalke have confirmed the arrival of Marko Pjaca from Juventus on loan until the end of the season after the Croatian passed a medical on Thursday.
Schalke sporting executive Christian Heidel has responded angrily after Bayern Munich declared their interest in signing Leon Goretzka.
Bayern Munich have confirmed their interest in Schalke midfielder Leon Goretzka.
Massimiliano Allegri has confirmed that Marko Pjaca is set to leave Juventus on loan this winter, with Schalke reportedly leading the chase.
Leon Goretzka's agent has denied reports that the Schalke midfielder has agreed to join Bayern Munich when his contract expires this summer.
In an exclusive interview with ESPN FC, Weston McKennie discusses his rapid rise in 2017 from Schalke's youth system to scoring for the United States.
Schalke and U.S. midfielder Weston McKennie has told ESPN FC that his countrymen should follow in his steps and come to Europe at a young age.
With just over six months left on his current deal, the Germany international midfielder has been linked with several clubs.
Schalke hope Saturday's 4-4 comeback draw at rivals Borussia Dortmund could help to convince midfielder Leon Goretzka to stay with the club.
ESPN FC's worldwide editorial desks nominate their top performers from the weekend's action. Schalke attacker Yevhen Konoplyanka is this week's No. 1.
Under-fire Borussia Dortmund boss Peter Bosz is under more pressure as his side lost a 4-0 lead to draw 4-4 with Schalke.