Liverpool vs Man United for superstar? £50 million target Kroos tells Real Madrid he wants summer exit
Fresh reports have claimed long-term Liverpool and Manchester United transfer target Toni Kroos wants to leave Real Madrid at the end of the season.
Regarded as one of the finest passes of the ball in world football, Kroos has been part of the Madrid side that has won three Champions League titles on the spin and was part of the German side that won the World Cup just four years ago.
However, he has not looked like a very happy an this season and he has been dropping hints that he is ready to leave the club, with a whole host of Premier League and Italian clubs interested in trying to secure a transfer deal, with a fee of around £50 million on the cards.
And according to reports on the AS website, Kroos’ words have not gone down well with Real’s hierarchy, and with the club looking to overhaul an ageing squad, there is a feeling that the Spaniards are ready to cash in and let him leave for the right price, especially after he reportedly informed the club that he wants to leave.
If Kroos has decided that he wants to leave Madrid at the end of the season, there will be no shortage of suitors for his signature as he is still one of the best passers in the ball that Europe has to offer.
Liverpool and United already have a number of top-class midfielders at the clubs and do not need to spend anymore money in that department, both Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and Jurgen Klopp needs to delve into the transfer kitty and land a couple of world class defenders, rather than buy another midfielder.
Yes Kroos is world class and both clubs would be lucky to have him, but at the end of the day, United and Liverpool have options in midfield, and they need to work on other areas of the pitch or e will have the same problems he has had this season.
Kroos is not the right man to be signed during the summer transfer window, and it would be a massive surprise to see him make the move to either Old Trafford or Anfield, especially for the £50 million that Madrid would be seeking for his services.
But anything can happen in football and he may just end of at one of the two.
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