PSV's Farfan joins Schalke 04

PSV Eindhoven's Peru international striker Jefferson Farfan is joining Schalke 04, the German first division club said on Tuesday.

The 23-year-old Farfan is about to sign a four-year contract, following a medical, for a record transfer fee of around 10 million euros.

Schalke general manager Andreas Muller said of Farfan, who according to Peruvian press refused offers from Fiorentina, Tottenham and a Russian club to join the Ruhr outfit, said: "He is a very solid player who can only help but take the club forward."