Weinzierl has introduced himself to his new team during a team-building week in China which he feels has laid solid foundations to build on as preparations for the new season are stepped up. - © FC Schalke 04 / Karsten Rabas
Weinzierl has introduced himself to his new team during a team-building week in China which he feels has laid solid foundations to build on as preparations for the new season are stepped up. - © FC Schalke 04 / Karsten Rabas
Bundesliga

Weinzierl optimistic after Schalke's team-building week in China

Markus Weinzierl can see a team forming at FC Schalke 04 after the conclusion of their first week spent together in China.

As part of the Bundesliga World Tour, the Royal Blues commenced their preparations for the 2016/17 Bundesliga season on the other side of the world. It was unfamiliar surroundings for everybody, including the former FC Augsburg coach who was plunged right in at the deep end at his new club.