Michel Bastos will make his debut for Schalke this afternoon just days after joining the Bundesliga club on loan from Lyon.
The winger will take his place in the Royal Blues' starting lineup against Greuther Furth at home in the Bundesliga.
Jermaine Jones returns from suspension for Schalke and will slot into the midfield.
Schalke: Hildebrand; Howedes, Uchida, Fuchs, Neustadter; Bastos, Jones, Farfan, Matip; Huntelaar, Draxler
Greuther Furth: Hesl; Mavraj, Pekovic, Rahman, Zimmermann; Sobiech, Asamoah, Varga, Klaus; Stieber, Djurdjic