Baba Rahman set to play against Southampton

Published on: 04 July 2018

Black Stars defender Abdul Rahman Baba is set to play for Schalke 04 in a preseason game against English Premier League side Southampton FC in Kunshan.

The two clubs are in China preparing for the upcoming league seasons and they have decided to face each other in China.

The German side arrived in the South-East Asian country on Tuesday and had a bicycle ride around the City as part of their training on Wednesday.

Baba 24, made his long-awaited to return to The Royal Blues' last game of the season against Frankfurt.

The left-back is due to start on Thursday against English side Southampton as he is fully fit now.

Schalke’s second friendly will be against Hebei China Fortune in Langfang on the 11th of July.