Schalke would be prepared to make Brazilian striker Edu's loan move to Greuther Furth a permanent deal.
Edu has insisted he will not make any firm plans about his future just yet after joining Greuther Furth on loan from Schalke until the end of December.
Schalke have confirmed an agreement with Turkish outfit Besiktas over the loan transfer of forward Edu.
Schalke have given up their pursuit of Stade Brest striker Nolan Roux after they failed to meet the valuation.
Schalke have boosted their Bundesliga title hopes by bringing Brazilian striker Edu back to Germany.