Bayern Munich remain keen on Real Madrid midfielder Rafael van der Vaart. AS says Bayern coach Louis van Gaal has revived his interest in Van der Vaart and an approach has already been fielded.

Real have welcomed the enquiry, as coach Jose Mourinho is keen to explore the prospect of a swap involving Bastian Schweinsteiger moving in the opposite direction.

Madrid are counting on smooth negotiations with Bayern after selling Arjen Robben to the Champions League finalists last August.

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