He said: 'We still have hope that he can be fit tomorrow but I cannot say it 100 percent.
It will be decided tomorrow.'The sides met two years ago, with Leverkusen winning 1-0 at home but going out on penalties after the return leg.'Atletico have a similar squad to two seasons ago,' Schmidt said.
That played a role in my decision for Bayer," said the 33-year-old.
"Leverkusen is not involved in the dispute with Calhanoglu having joined in 2014 from Hamburger SV."This is a big blow both for Hakan and for us."But what convinced me above all was the excellent footballing potential of this young and attractive team," added Ballack, forced to miss Germany's World Cup campaign in South Africa due to an ankle injury.Ballack was released on a free transfer at the end of the season by Chelsea, sparking a rush to sign the international playmaker, who has been capped 98 times for Germany.However, former Germany coach Jürgen Klinsmann urged him to get over his World Cup injury heartbreak by focusing on the 2012 European Championship.If you spent your Tuesday glued to Manchester City’s thrilling 5-3 victory over Monaco in the UEFA Champions League, you may now direct your attention to the day’s other first-leg festival of goals: Bayer Leverkusen 2, Atletico Madrid 4. Lincoln City ] Karim Bellarabi pulled one back for Bayer just three minutes into the second half, but Kevin Gamerio converted from the penalty spot to restore Atleti’s two-goal lead just before the hour mark.
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The fact he chose Bayer when we had much less financial clout than our competitors shows his emotional attachment to the team." "Michael will be welcomed here in Leverkusen with open arms," said Bayer general manager Wolfgang Holzhauser.After playing a prominent role for Chelsea in the Champions League, Ballack will ply his trade in the less high-profile Europa league next season, as Leverkusen, fourth in last season's Bundesliga, narrowly missed out on a Champions League spot.'They have added a bit more pace and quality to their attack since then. Jamaican footballer Leon Bailey recently entered Germany's top flight of football after joining Bayer Leverkusen.Schmidt said the 28-year-old's current scoring run came at just the right time as they look for a spot in the quarter-finals, with key attacking midfielder Hakan Calhanoglu missing through suspension until the end of the season.'Hernandez is very important for us,' Schmidt said.
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'He is in amazing form and he has played very well in every game so far this year.''He profits from our improving form and we profit from his goals.His basic annual pay is set to be around €6 million but various bonuses will push up the total two-year deal to around €15 million, the report added.Leverkusen's sporting director Rudi Völller said: "Our team will get a massive surge in quality with Michael Ballack.Ballack was set to take the captain's armband in South Africa, but his World Cup dream died when he injured his ankle playing for Chelsea against Portsmouth in the FA Cup final at the end of May.Following the injury, Uli Hoeneß, president of Bayern Munich, encouraged him to retire from international football.