Draxler leaves Schalke for Wolfsburg in record deal

Sep 4, 2015 According to Schalke sports director Horst Heldt, German international Julian Draxler has left his home club Schalke 04 after 14 years to join VfL Wolfsburg on a five-year contract.

The talented 21-year-old World Cup winner is now the club’s biggest transfer ever following a 35 million euro deal.

Draxler, who joined the Schalke’s youth team as a boy in 2001, made his debut as a 17-year-old in 2011, playing 119 Bundesliga games and scoring 18 goals.

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