Werder Bremen midfielder
De Bruyne, who is on loan with Bremen from Chelsea for the season, was quoted as saying he had not been able to settle in
However, after speaking with Schaaf of his own initiative, the issue has been dealt with, according to the coach.
"Kevin called me to clarify the situation which had arisen after he gave an interview to a Belgian newspaper and this was translated by German media," said Schaaf.
"It was a positive chat and it was important that he called me.
"It is true that Kevin has not yet really clicked with Bremen. It is his first spell abroad and he feels detached from his circle of friends in
"Kevin has assured me that he does not have any problems with the club or his team-mates."
De Bruyne has also played down suggestions he has failed to settle in northern
"In the translating process, some things obviously went wrong," said the player, putting the record straight via Twitter.
"I really am happy in
"I'm here to learn and I'm learning each and every day, I only said that I miss my friends and my life in
Schalke director of sport