Football

Kroos close to Real deal

The transfer of Toni Kroos from Bayern Munich to Real Madrid is taking shape, according to reports in Germany and Spain.

The 24-year-old midfielder (above) has turned down Bayern's offer of a contract extension and according to Sport1 television and sports daily Marca, a five-year contract has already been agreed with the Champions League winners.

All that remains now is for the two clubs to reach an agreement over a transfer fee which would see Kroos join compatriot Sami Khedira in Real's midfield next season.

Kroos has only 12 months left to run on his Bayern contract and, since he has refused an extension, the chances of them cashing in on him this summer are high. - PA Sport.

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