Borussia Dortmund midfielder Julian Weigl, who has also been linked with a move to Barcelona and Manchester City, has emerged as a future target for Real Madrid.
A product of the 1860 Munich academy, the defensive midfielder joined Dortmund in the summer of 2015 and has emerged as one of the top players in the Bundesliga.
His performances at the Westfalenstadion have come to the attention of several of the big wigs of Europe and there have been suggestions that clubs such as Manchester City and Barcelona are keeping a close watch on the 21-year-old.
And it seems another European heavyweight have joined the queue of Weigl admirers as according to Spanish sports daily AS, Real Madrid have identified the German as a possible future target.
The European champions are planning to sign young midfielders in the near future and the Dortmund man has emerged as one of their top names on their shortlist.
It has been suggested that Weigl wants to continue at Dortmund next season as he is keen to develop further under the tutelage of Thomas Tuchel at the Westfalenstadion.
When questioned about his future, the midfielder said: “I’m happy at Dortmund and the future we’ll see.”
He has a contract until 2021 with Dortmund and has earned four caps for the Germany national team.