Draxler flattered by Real link

  • Last Updated: April 17 2013, 10:38 BST

Schalke teenager Julian Draxler is flattered by reported interest from Real Madrid and admits it would be a "dream" to play for the Spanish giants.

Julian Draxler: Linked with a move to Real Madrid
Julian Draxler: Linked with a move to Real Madrid

Julian Draxler

23. Julian Draxler

Title Number
Appearances 21 (3)
Goals 4
Assists 3
Yellows 1
Reds 0
*Current Season

The highly-rated Germany international has been linked with a host of Europe's top clubs and Madrid are the latest side believed to be following the 19-year-old.

Draxler told Marca: "Real Madrid are one of the world's great clubs, it makes me proud that they like my style of play. I would be a dream to play at Real Madrid.

"I've always said that I would like to play in Spain. Every weekend I try to see the matches involving Madrid and Barcelona. I never miss

the Classicos."

He added: "Right now I'm with Schalke and I have a contract until 2016.

"I'm having a very good season and I'm doing very well, I've scored eight goals in the Bundesliga and I feel very happy."

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