Schalke beat Premier League clubs to Dutchman.Schalke beaten English trio Arsenal, Liverpool and Tottenham to the signing of Barcelona winger Ibrahim Afellay.
The 25-year-old has joined the Bundesliga giants on a season-long loan deal, despite strong interest from the Premier League.
Afellay was deemed surplus to requirements at the Nou Camp, despite proving his fitness during Euro 2012 with the Netherlands.
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