Vindheim to Schalke 04
Andreas Vindheim is heading to Schalke 04. He will be in the club fighting for promotion to Bundesliga on loan till the end of the current season. Part of the deal is an option for the permanent departure.
Vindheim came to Prague from Swedish Malmö in summer 2019. He got injured soon after his arrival, but then he became a stable part of the squad and played 21 league games during his premiere season. Additionally, he scored two goals in the matches against Opava and Slovácko. He added another four starts in MOL Cup and helped Sparta to reach the cup trophy.
He regularly played in the league and also Europa League in the autumn part of the season 2020/2021. However, he had to deal with health problems during the spring. He finished the season with 17 league games while scoring one goal. Vindheim added another five matches in Europa League.
26 years old Norwegian that usually played as a right-back did not get that many opportunities during this season and the first half of it played six league games, five matches in European cups, and made two appearances in MOL Cup. He did not score any goal.
Vindheim is continuing his career in Schalke 04. This popular club had to deal with many difficulties in recent years that led to relegation to 2. Bundesliga last season. The club from Gelsenkirchen would like to come back to Bundesliga as soon as possible and Vindheim should help them to reach this goal. Schalke is in the 4th position in the league table after the autumn part of the season while missing six points to the first St. Pauli.
Good luck in Schalke, Andy!