Schalke coach Jens Keller has played down the prospect of re-signing Tottenham midfielder Lewis Holtby.

Schalke are keen on bringing him back to Gelsenkirchen, but until a player leaves there will be no room on the wage bill for the former Germany Under-21 captain.

"We can't really imagine such a transfer financially," Keller told Bild.

"Talks have not yet reached an advanced stage."

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