Gelsenkrichen - FC Schalke 04 have confirmed they will welcome English Premier League clubs West Ham United FC and Newcastle United FC as well as Spanish La Liga outfit FC Malaga to the Veltins Arena on the 2nd and 3rd August for a pre-season tournament.

The UEFA Champions League participants, who finished third in the Bundesliga come the conclusion of the 2013/14 campaign, announced on Wednesday that the inaugural Schalke 04 Cup is set to be broadcast live in up to 160 countries worldwide.