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Real Madrid confident landing Bayern Munich midfielder Schweinsteiger for affordable price

Bayern Munich midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger is in the sights of Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho.

AS says Mourinho is eyeing the Germany international as an affordable alternative to midfield transfer targets Steven Gerrard, the Liverpool captain, and Roma's Daniele de Rossi.

Bayern insist Schweinsteiger is not for sale, with the midfielder's contract carrying a €55 million buyout clause.

However, Madrid sources are confident Bayern will sell for €30 million.

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