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Manchester United and Liverpool could face tight competition in the signing of unsettled Arsenal star Aaron Ramsey as Bayern Munich have reportedly joined the race for the Welshman who will become a free agent in summer, the Express reports.
Ramsey was close to penning a new deal last month but the offer was withdrawn on the advice of Unai Emery, who would reportedly prefer to use the funds available to him to strengthen other areas of his squad, rather than reward the 27-year-old with a significant pay rise.
The Bundesliga giants have been showing a keen interest in Ramsey’s contract talks with Arsenal, which have collapsed with the club looking to make some wage-bill savings.
And they would like to sit down and offer him a deal to move to Germany as soon as they are allowed under FIFA rules early in the New Year.
The news with be a blow for Manchester United, who have Ramsey near the top of their summer shopping list.
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp is also mulling over if he wants to get involved in what could become a bidding war for the former Cardiff City man.
But Chelsea are now having second thoughts about making a move for Ramsey after the early-season form of their England players Ross Barkley and Ruben Loftus-Cheek.
The Wales international’s situation has alerted the likes of Liverpool, United and Chelsea, while Serie A giants Juventus and AC Milan are also keeping close tabs.