Schalke begins the Bundesliga campaign on a high. The Royal Blues, led by young coaching phenom Domenico Tedesco, jumped from 10th place in 2016/17 to second in 2017/18, and will return to Champions League play.
The new season also brings a new kit supplier. For the debut Umbro away jersey, main color grey is paired with accent color blue. The sleeves are decorated with the Umbro double diamond pattern. On the back is the club motto "Wir leben dich", "We live (for) you."