These 5 players could replace Toni Kroos at Real Madrid
However, Real Madrid must immediately look for an alternative to Toni Kroos shortly. In addition to his young age (32 years), his contract will definitely expire in June 2023. Five midfielders are considered to be able to replace his role at the Santiago Bernabeu.
Here are 5 players who could replace Toni Kroos at Real Madrid
1. Florian Neuhaus (Borussia Moenchengladbach)
Since joining Borussia Moenchengladbach, Florian Neuhaus has become increasingly recognized by football fans. It can't be separated from the midfielder's good performance with the German club. He is registered to have played around 22 times and scored four goals and 2 assists in the Bundesliga in 2021/2022.
With the qualities possessed, Neuhaus is predicted to be the successor to Toni Kroos at the Santiago Bernabeu. The price of the player is not so expensive. Quoted by Transfermarkt, Neuhaus' price tag is 22 million euros or IDR 346 billion.
2. Federico Valverde (Real Madrid)
If they can optimize the strength of Federico Valverde, Real Madrid will not need to spend money to look for an alternative to Toni Kroos. The Uruguayan midfielder has appeared quite stable with Los Blancos in the last few seasons. He can maintain his performance in 2021/2022.
Valverde is registered to have played around 33 times and made one goal and 1 assist across several titles. At a young age (23 years), Valverde has a long time coming with Real Madrid.
3. Sergej Milinkovic-Savic (Lazio)
Sergej Milinkovic-Savic has already shown himself to be one of the outstanding midfielders in Serie A. The Serbian player plays a major role in Lazio's midfield, starting in 2021/2022. Even so, his record goals and assists are not playing games.
Of the 39 matches that have been passed, Milinkovic-Savic was able to make 8 goals and 10 assists. This impressive performance has made the midfielder linked with several elite European teams, one of which is Real Madrid.
4. Leon Goretzka (Bayern Munich)
Real Madrid and Bayern Munich are known to have a good relationship in buying and selling players. There have been many top players that Los Blancos have taken from Die Roten and vice versa. In the summer of 2022, the transfer agreement between the two teams may resume.
The problem is Real Madrid is looking for an alternative to Toni Kroos and want Leon Goretzka. However, to obtain Goretzka's services, Los Blancos had to spend quite a lot of money. Because the price tag of the player is currently in the range of 70 million euros or Rp. 1.1 trillion.
5. Paul Pogba (Manchester United)
Paul Pogba has been linked with Real Madrid for a long time. However, in the summer of 2022, the French midfielder has a pretty big chance to join Los Blancos. The problem is that his contract with Manchester United will expire on June 30, 2022.
Pogba has not yet signed a new contract with the Red Devils. With his talent and quality, Pogba is clearly the ammunition that Real Madrid needs the most. The 5 midfielders each have their advantages and disadvantages. In your opinion, who should replace Toni Kroos at the Santiago Bernabeu?