Madrid eyeing Schalke youngster
Julian Draxler: On the wanted list of Real Madrid
According to media reports, the 19-year-old attacking midfielder has caught the attention of the reigning La Liga champions through his brilliant displays in the Bundesliga and the Champions League.
Draxler made his debut for Joachim Löw's German national side in May 2012 and has featured regularly since then, sharing the stage with acclaimed players like Mesut Ozil and Mario Gotze.
Schalke are currently in fourth place on the Bundesliga table and desperate to qualify for next season’s Champions League as they look to hold on to their top players.
Draxler came through Schalke’s youth ranks and made his first team debut in May 2011 at 17 years and 117 days, becoming the fourth youngest player to feature in a Bundesliga match.