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Liverpool, Manchester United and Chelsea are set to battle for Schalke 04 midfielder Leon Goretzka, according to reports.
Goretzka is regarded as one of Germany’s brightest talents and has been linked with Arsenal and Barcelona already.
However, it has emerged that more clubs are interested in signing the midfielder, which could spark a bidding war for his signature.
According to German publication Bild via the Mirror, Man Utd, Liverpool and Chelsea are all in for Goretzka.
The midfielder’s contract expires at the end of next season and is yet to commit his future to his current club.
It’s been reported that Schalke are prepared to break their wage structure to keep the midfielder but it could be that he’s already considering moving to a bigger club as the next step of his career.
Goretzka’s performances in the summer’s confederation cup must have alerted a host of clubs and everyone who watched him in the competition knows he would be a big player in the future.
Like every other talented players, Chelsea are now in the mix to sign him, it will be interesting to see if he’ll choose.
A few number of Germans have successfully played for Chelsea in the past and he could well be interesting to follow the path of Michel Ballack and Andre Schurlle by moving to Chelsea.