Christian Horner wants to sit down with Sebastian Vettel at Silverstone this weekend and talk about the future.

Christian Horner wants to sit down with Sebastian Vettel at Silverstone this weekend and talk about the future.

23-year-old Vettel is already contracted to Red Bull Racing for 2011, but the Milton Keynes based team reportedly wants a much longer deal.

Germany's Sport Bild said the team, owned by Austrian Dietrich Mateschitz but run by Briton Horner, is eyeing a deal through 2015.

But when asked precisely how long he would like Vettel to commit, Horner joked: "2028.

"Then he'd be 41, like Michael Schumacher."

Vettel handles his own contractual negotiations, with only the assistance of his father Norbert.

Horner said: "I know that Mercedes would have Sebastian. Ferrari too, and even McLaren would not be averse. That's why we want to have him for the long term."

The media report said a new deal to 2015, with options through to 2018 with a ten per cent retainer increase per additional year, would boost Vettel's retainer to about EUR 12 million per season.

Said Horner: "Sebastian is the future. He is going to be around, winning, for many years."

And Vettel commented: "I already have a contract with Red Bull. What happens next, we will see.

"For me, it's not about the money but about sitting in a competitive car with a team I feel comfortable with."

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