Defender FC Schalke 04 Bundesliga
Kirchhoff will spend the next 18 months as a member of Schalke, Bundesliga.com reports.
Parting with the predominant squad in the Bundesliga must be such sweet sorrow for Kirchhoff. Regardless of the defenseman's feelings on the matter, only grand things can come from this loan deal in the realm of fantasy soccer. As a member of Schalke, Kirchhoff will have much more meaningful time spent on the pitch. His fantasy value is likely to ascend with this move.