Manchester United seal £20m deal for Toni Kroos ,Arjen Robben next
Manchester United have agreed a deal to sign Bayern Munich midfielder Toni Kroos and are set to make a stunning move for his team-mate Arjen Robben.
A £20million deal for Kroos was agreed when David Moyes was still in charge at Old Trafford and his successor, former Bayern coach Louis van Gaal, has said the move can go ahead.
Kroos, 24, flourished under Van Gaal at Bayern and is keen to work under his old coach again.
Done deal: Manchester United have agreed a deal to sign Bayern Munich midfielder Toni Kroos for £20m
Green light: The deal to bring Kroos to Old Trafford, which was agreed when David Moyes was still in charge, has been given the go ahead by new boss Louis van Gaal
Wing wizard: Van Gaal is preparing a stunning move for Kroos’ Dutch Bayern team-mate Arjen Robben
All smiles: Van Gaal looks on as former Premier League stars Rafael van der Vaart (second left) and Dirk Kuyt (second right) take part in a Holland training session on Wednesday
The same is true of Robben, who was one of Van Gaal’s first signings in Germany when he joined from Real Madrid for £20m in 2009.
The 30-year-old winger has recently signed a three-year deal but that is unlikely to discourage Holland coach Van Gaal, who will be working with Robben at the World Cup.
United are understood to have agreed a £27m fee with Southampton for left back Luke Shaw and Borussia Dortmund centre half Mats Hummels is a target.
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