Bernard Tekpetey completes Altach loan move

Bernard Tekpetey

Ghana striker Bernard Tekpetey finally sealed his loan move to Austrian top-flight side SC Rheindorf Altach on Friday.

The 19-year-old, who is contracted to German club Schalke 04, arrived in Austria on Friday the agreement was reached in Germany two days ago.

Tekpetey sealed the loan move on Friday afternoon on Austria to enable him gain playing time and return to the Bundesliga side.

The attacker Tekpetey came from Ghana to the ‘Königsblauen’ only last year.

In his first season the attacker was however mainly used in the reserve team in the regional league team of Schalke.

He played only three matches with the pros in his first season with the club.

Now the talent will go to the Austrian league is to gain experience and playing time.

At the end of last season the German second division side VfL Bochum showed interest in the attacker.

If the Ghanaian can prove his worth in Austria, Schalke would certainly give him playing time next year at the end of his loan move.

At the moment, the 19-year-old has two years left on his contract which expires in June 2020.


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