Gelsenkirchen (dpa) – Schalke coach Manuel Baum has promised a comeback from recently suspended pro Amine Harit.

During the time he was not with the team, Amine tried his best to get back to the team. And the conversations with him were also very good. In this respect he deserves to be given a second chance. I’m sure he learned from it, ”the football player noted.

Harit has been back in team training for a few days. He and Nabil Bentaleb were banned from the team about two weeks ago after being tainted with his behavior following his early substitution against VfL Wolfsburg. Since then, the midfielder has trained individually. Baum, however, left open whether the 23-year-old will be back at the game in Augsburg on Sunday (3.30pm / Sky): “ Whether he is in the squad, whether he will be on the field or whether he will be substituted, remains to be seen. demonstrate “.

The dire situation of his new club diminishes Baum’s expectation to return to his old place of work in Augsburg, where he worked as a head coach between December 2016 and April 2019. “Of course I associate a lot of fun moments with Augsburg, but they are a thing of the past. Now it is clearly a matter of going there as a Schalke coach and coming back with as many points as possible,” said the 41-year-old two days before the game. the bottom of the table with no wins in 26 league games.

The Revierclub has to do it again without goalkeeper Frederik Rönnow and the attackers Goncalo Paciencia and Ahmed Kutucu. Baum, on the other hand, hopes for a comeback for goalkeeper Ralf Fährmann, who has come back to training: “If Ralle reports fit, he will also play.” In the last match against Leverkusen, Michael Langer represented the two ailing goalkeepers Rönnow and Fährmann.

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