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Bild: Marco Reus Could Snub Bayern Transfer for Real Madrid

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The 25-year-old is indicating that he could migrate to Spain when his buyout clause activates.

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The most prized asset in football at the moment, Marco Reus, could be suggesting where his next destination is. It does not appear that destination will be to Bayern Munich, according to a Bild report.

According to Bild-Information, Reus has been taking lessons with a Spanish teacher for the past three weeks. That is something that Marc-André ter Stegen, his buddy from his Gladbach days, also did – and then he went to Barcelona.

Reus has a contract with Borussia Dortmund until 2016, but a €25 million buyout clause activates after the 2015 season. The 25-year-old has already denied Dortmund's attempts to sign him to a lucrative contract without a buyout clause.

Real Madrid supposedly have interest in the German winger. Real manager Carlo Ancelotti went so far as to call Reus "the best German player next to [Toni] Kroos and [Sami] Khedira."

As strongly linked as Bayern was to Reus over the past few months, the club has not established a rapport with Reus's representatives. Matthias Sammer admitted last week that "there was no contact" with Reus, and Reus's agent Dirk Hebel revealed that "it is not an issue, 'Reus and Bayern' and there are no negotiations."

Bayern have poached a Dortmund superstar each of the last two years, activating Mario Götze's €37 million buyout clause in 2013 before signing Robert Lewandowski to a pre-contract in January. Bayern have Thomas Müller, Franck Ribéry, and Arjen Robben to make a very formidable attack, so where Reus would fit in to Pep Guardiola's equation is unknown.

Reus has remained silent with rumors surrounding his head. He is currently rehabbing an ankle injury he has been struggling with for the past few months. Even with his fitness issues, he has scored six goals in his 11 appearances in all of Dortmund's competitions this season, only increasing his candidacy to be the biggest transfer story in the spring.