Schalke have confirmed the signing of France Under-20 international Amine Harit on a four-year deal from Nantes.

The Bundesliga club are reported to have paid €8million to bring Harit to the club, with the midfielder having previously been linked with Arsenal.

Harit made 30 appearances and scored one goal in a breakthrough year at the Ligue 1 side last season, but departs following the appointment of Claudio Ranieri.

And Harit believes Schalke is the right club to move to at this stage in his development, with 31-year-old Domenico Tedesco having taken charge ahead of the new campaign.

“This move is a big step in my career,” the 20-year-old said. “And I’m convinced I’ll be able to develop into the player I want to become at this club.

“I’ve known Schalke for a long time – Raul, the Champions League games, I followed it all, just like their games last season against Nice in the Europa League.”

Bienvenue à #Schalke, @Amine_000#s04 pic.twitter.com/iNK2E2NOk3

— FC Schalke 04 (@s04_en) July 10, 2017

Schalke confirmed their interest in Harit last month and Tedesco was delighted to welcome his latest recruit, who joins fellow new signing – defender Pablo Insua – at the Veltins-Arena.

“Amine is a technically versatile player, who can dribble at pace and and applies himself well defensively,” Tedesco said.

“He’s a player who attacks boldly and can therefore make the difference. We’re happy to have been able to sign him.”


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