Bayern Munich confirm interest in Schalke star Goretzka

Leon Goretzka is coming to the end of his contract at Schalke and Bayern Munich have revealed their interest in him for the first time.

Leon Goretzka (L) of Germany celebrates scoring his side's second goal with his team mate Benjamin Henrichs
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Bayern Munich sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic has confirmed the club are keen to sign Schalke midfielder Leon Goretzka.

The Germany international is out of contract at the end of the season and has attracted significant interest from some of Europe's biggest clubs in recent weeks.

Javi Martinez is challenged by Arturo Vidal during a training session on day 2 of the FC Bayern Muenchen training camp at ASPIRE Academy for Sports Excellence on January 3, 2018 in Doha, Qatar.

Barcelona, Juventus and Bayern are said to be the front-runners, with the Bundesliga champions firmly throwing their hat into the ring with Salihamidzic's latest comments.