The scout’s notebook looks at one rising stars in Bundesliga that bestows Real Madrid a fright in the Champions league battle. Champions league debuts do not get any better than the one that Leroy Sane enjoyed during the game against Real Madrid in the last fixtures in the Champions league. Given his opportunity due to an injury by Eric ChoupoMOting, he created a truly superb goal from the edge of the box to get Schalke back to a 3-3 score in the middle of a trembling match that so closely saw the team complete a fascinating turnaround against the home side, as well as the competition holders. After that, he explained it as a dream that came true although he confessed that it was tinged with a hint of deep regret during the game in as much as he could not bring victory to he away side. The 19 year old player experienced a similar feeling after made the score when he had his first league start for the team in the 2-2 draw against Herta Berlin on Saturday. However, a purely individual level, it has been a great week for the young striker.
Sane was raised in Essen, Germany in January 1996. It turned out as a little surprise when the offspring the German gymnast champion, Regina Weber and international footballer, Souleyman Sane, showed a great athletic talent and he got a signing by Schalke when he was only nine years old. He left three years to take part a practice in Bayern Leverkusen, only made his return in 2011 and swiftly established himself as an incredibly promising forward for the club and, without a doubt, the national team.
And then the eighteen years old player made his Bundesligadebue in a battle against Stuttgart in the end of the season after appearing impressive for the U19 team that reached the semifinals in the UEFA Yough League. Sane has been used more frequently as a substitute during the campagn this season and successfully notched his first senior goal for the team in a game resulting a defeat for the home team by 2-1 in December. Sane is definitely an excellent forward for the club and the national team. He has been one of a number of excellent players who currently get involved in Schalke’s squad. Sane got his signing through to June 2017 last summer. That tie he was really proud of being able to continue playing for the club like Schalke.