Getafe manager Bernd Schuster claims he is in the running to become the next coach at Real Madrid.

The German, a former player at Real, is currently manager of Marid-based club Getafe.

Getafe currently sit ninth in La Liga and still have an outside chance of earning a European place.

The German believes he is a contender for the Real hot seat.

“I’m allowing myself now to think about my personal interests,” he told Kicker.

“I feel good at Getafe, but I know I’m a candidate to be Real Madrid manager, it’s an honour.

“However, it will be very difficult to get that post.”

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