‘The contract had basically been done’: Toni Kroos reveals just how close he came to joining Manchester United as he admits David Moyes sacking was the only thing to stop him becoming a Premier League player
- Toni Kroos has revealed just how close he came to joining Manchester United
- The Germany international was on the cusp of Old Trafford move back in 2014
- Sacking of David Moyes changed his career course, and he joined Real Madrid
Toni Kroos has revealed just how close he came to becoming a Manchester United player back in 2014.
The Germany international was on the cusp of agreeing to an Old Trafford move when the club sacked manager David Moyes.
And Kroos insists that had the Scotsman stayed, he would have been a United player, with Louis van Gaal going cold on a deal when he took over at the club.
Toni Kroos has revealed just how close he came to becoming a Manchester United player
‘David Moyes had come to see me and the contract had basically been done but then Moyes was fired and Louis van Gaal came in, which complicated matters. Louis wanted time to build his own project,’ Kroos explained to The Athletic.
‘I didn’t hear anything from United for a while and started having doubts.
‘Then the World Cup started and Carlo Ancelotti called. And that was it.’
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