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Schalke have announced the signing of reported Manchester United target Naldo on a free transfer from Wolfsburg.
Naldo, 33, will join Schalke on a two-year contact, with an option for a further season, as his current terms at Wolfsburg are due to expire on June 30.
The Brazilian defender has been at Wolfsburg since signing for the club from Werder Bremen in 2012.