Norbert Elgert to Bayern Munich? Famed Schalke youth coach could leave Gelsenkirchen

Bayern Munich are reportedly trying to lure highly rated Schalke youth coach Norbert Elgert to the Allianz Arena. According to Bild, the Bavarian giants are said to be very interested in securing the services of Elgert, whose contract with the Royal Blues ends in 2018. Elgert, who has been with Schalke since 1996, is rated as one of Europe’s finest youth coaches and his CV speaks for itself- the likes of Leroy Sane, Mesut Ozil, Manuel Neuer, Julian Draxler and Benedikt Howedes are all his proteges He has also publicly spoken of his desire for a new challenge.

Bayern however face competition from Red Bull Leipzig as well as the German football federation (DFB), both of whom are also interested in securing the 59 year old’s services.

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