Van der Vaart: Come to Real Madrid, Schweini!

Rafael van der Vaart has backed Real Madrid's pursuit of Bayern Munich midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger.

Rafael van der Vaart has backed Real Madrid's pursuit of Bayern Munich midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger.

The Germany international is a Bosman target for Real, though Bayern are refusing to give up on tying him to a new contract.

Meanwhile, Van der Vaart, who clashed with Schweinsteiger as a Hamburg player, said: "It would be nice if Schweini was playing with us. He's an outstanding player."

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