Liverpool were rumoured to be leading the race for Goretzka at one point, but Schalke's domestic rivals Bayern have persuaded the midfielder - officially a free agent from July - to choose the Allianz Arena over Anfield.
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Asked whether he expected North Korea and South Korea to settle outstanding issues at Saturday's talks, he appeared optimistic. A joint women's ice hockey team composed of North Korean and South Korean athletes will also compete in the worldwide event.
The Bundesliga side's sporting director, Christian Heidel, hit out at Bayern's public courting of Goretzka earlier this month.
Bayern Munich chairman Karl Heinz-Rummenigge recently hinted that that an agreement with the midfielder is in the advanced stages.
"He has an agreement with them from July 1. We should not have to listen to Munich telling us every day how good the player is". Heidel adds: "We can deal with this situation; it was not a total surprise. We are prepared for it".
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The high for Wednesday is expected to be just a few degrees above freezing, and the low is an icy 21 degrees. One to two inches of snowfall is expected, with potentially more to the west and south.
Manager Domenico Tedesco has revealed the club will not being signing a replacement in January for their star man, who will play out the remainder of his contract with Schalke until the end of the season.
He said: "We are sad and disappointed that we lose Leon as a player and as a human". Our fans have always supported our team and Leon will be part of it in the second half of the season.
"Leon is a professional and he will continue to give everything for Schalke. We did everything possible to keep Leon".
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Floyd, former president of the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC), said: "I would not agree with those comments at all". Democrats have said they want a spending bill that protects the Dreamers, mostly Hispanic young adults.