- Schalke who are German club have been relegated into the second division
- They still have four more games to play this season in the German Bundesliga
- Fans of the club were not happy after their defeat against Arminia and attacked them
Players of German club Schalke were reportedly attacked on Tuesday, April 20, after they lost against Arminia in a German Bundesliga encounter which sent them to relegation.
Although the season has not been completed in the German Bundesliga, but Schalke have been relegated to the second division following their defeat against Arminia.
According to the report on ESPN, fans of the club were so angry after the defeat and chased the players outside the stadium premises.
With four games remaining to be played this season in the German Bundesliga, Schalke fans were not happy with the present situation of their club.
It was also claimed that players were not the only ones attacked by the angry fans as the coaching crew and also the staff were also faced.
Sky Sports claimed that Schalke have condemned the attack on the players in the statement they released claiming that they are yet to identify those involved in the attack.
"There was a brief exchange between the players and some groups of fans after returning from Bielefeld in the early hours of Wednesday morning.
"During the course of the encounter, some currently unidentified individuals overstepped boundaries that are non-negotiable for FC Schalke 04.''
Meanwhile, Bayern Munich are still topping the German Bundesliga table with 71 points after 30 games played so far.
Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Nigerian forward Sadiq Umar who currently plays for Spanish side Almeria emerged as main transfer target for reigning European champions Bayern Munich.
This latest development comes hours after Bayern Munich suffered a surprise home defeat in the Champions League quarterfinal first leg encounter against Paris Saint-Germain.
Despite playing in the second division in Spain, Sadiq Umar remains one of the best Nigerian forwards in Europe considering his superb performances this season.
Bayern Munich are looking up to bolster their squad at the end of the current campaign and the Nigerian is one of their targets.
In history, no Nigerian has played for Bayern Munich and Umar Sadiq will want to jump on the opportunity of playing for the world's best team.