GERMAN cops are frantically trying to track down ex-lovers of the prime suspect in the Madeleine McCann investigation.
Detectives believe former partners of Christian B hold vital clues in piecing together the “confused timeline” of the years the 54-year-old spent “drifting” around Praia De Luz.
It comes as officers face a race against time in linking the convicted paedophile to Maddie’s disappearance.
A source close to the case said: “German detectives remain convinced Christian B was involved in Maddie’s disappearance.
“But they still have a very confused timeline of Christian B’s life spent on Praia De Luz.
“For years he is thought to have been drifting around the island living in a van and they want to understand more about what he was doing during this time and who he was seeing.
“The big problem they have is that relations with Portuguese cops are at an all-time low.”
They added: “Hardly any intelligence is now being shared.
“This has therefore…
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