Ko Itakura to undergo Schalke medical

24-year-old Manchester City defender Ko Itakura will arrive in Germany today to undergo a medical tomorrow with Schalke, according to Sport1.

Per Sky Germany, 2. Bundesliga side Schalke have agreed to sign the Japan international on a season-long loan with an option to buy for around €4m.

Itakura spent last season on loan at Dutch side Groningen, where he played 35 league games.

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