Gelsenkirchen - FC Schalke 04 have beefed out their 2014/15 pre-season preparations by arranging an intriguing friendly encounter with English Premier League side Tottenham Hotspur FC.

Spurs will host UEFA Champions League participants Schalke at White Hart Lane on 9 August at 16:30 GMT / 18:30 CEST.

Final warm-up

The fixture will be the Royal Blues' last before their first competitive game of the new season, against third-tier side SG Dynamo Dresden in the first round of the DFB Cup.

The Bundesliga season starts on 22-24 August, with the coming season's fixture list set to be announced by the Deutsche Fußball Liga GmbH next Tuesday (24 June).