Despite ongoing reports, Bayern Munich's chief executive Karl-Heinze Rummenigge has insisted that a deal has not been reached regarding a move for Schalke midfielder Leon Goretzka.
The German star is out of contract with Schalke in the summer, and some news outlets have already reported that Bayern Munich have sealed a move for Goretzka on a free transfer. Rummenigge has played down such claims, but believes a deal can be struck within the next few days.
Speaking to Sky Germany, the Bayern chief reported that a deal with Goretzka is yet to be agreed upon. He said: "y
"And of course it would be very nice, if he decides to join Bayern Munich."
Goretzka has been out of action for Schalke since the start of December with a leg injury, but is eyeing a return later this month. The German midfielder has four goals in the Bundesliga this season, and in 2017 he scored six goals on international duty for Germany.