Tiger Fighting, October 6, Schalke officially announced that the 20-year-old German right-back Ludwig, who signed Salzburg on loan, has been signed for one season. Last season, Ludwig played for Barnsley in the English Championship on loan. He played 22 times in the English Championship.
Ludwig said: "I met current Schalke coach Baum when I was in the German U20 youth team. I am very happy that we can work together again. I hope to help Schalke get back on track with a good performance. I am very happy. The transaction can be realized and I look forward to my first game at Schalke."
Ludwig played 32 times for German youth teams at all levels and scored 6 goals.