Official | Jere Uronen leaves Brest to join Schalke on loan

Stade Brestois have announced the departure of Jere Uronen (28) on loan. The Finnish defender joins Bundesliga side Schalke 04 until the end of the season, in a deal which includes a buy option. 

Uronen joined Ligue 1 side Brest from KRC Genk in July 2021 and has since made 23 appearances for the French club, including six in Ligue 1 this season. The defender, who has 61 caps for the Finland national team, has a contract which runs until the summer of 2024.

However, he may not see out that contract. Uronen has joined Schalke on a paid loan until the end of the season, and the deal includes an option to make the deal permanent. He leaves a Brest side that are currently mired in a relegation battle. The club are currently 17th in Ligue 1, which this season is synonymous with relegation. He trades that relegation battle for another, joining a Schalke side currently bottom of the Bundesliga. 

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