By Rune Gjerulff@runegjerulff

Report: Bayern keep tabs on Schalke youngster

Schalke 04's Assan Ouédraogo is said to have attracted interest from Bayern Munich.

Bayern Munich are monitoring Schalke 04 midfielder Assan Ouédraogo, according to Sky Germany.

The report claims that the Bavarians are considering a move for the 17-year-old in the summer of 2024. Signing the midfielder on a long-term deal and loaning him out is conceivable.

Ouédraogo reportedly has a release clause in his contract that can be triggered when he turns 18 in May. The clause will be set at €15-20 million, depending on his performances and the league Schalke play in.

Bayer Leverkusen, RB Leipzig and Brighton & Hove Albion are also believed to be interested in the youngster.

Ouédraogo has made nine appearances for the Royal Blues this season, scoring once.

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