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Transfer balls: Toni Kroos rejoins Manchester United in clickbait cavalcade

by | 17th, January 2016

Transfer balls spot this in the Metro Real Madrid are tying to sell Manchester United Toni Kroos, 26, to help them pay for Paris St-Germain striker Edinson Cavani, 28.

Regular readers will recall the tabloids telling them that Kroos joined United from Bayern Munich  in May 2014.

 

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The trusty Metro said Man United has paid £20m for Kroos.

 

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All total balls. Kroos joined Real for £20m on a six-year deal.

And so to today’s Metro scoop:

Real Madrid want Manchester United to spend £40.5million on the transfer of Toni Kroos so they can use the funds to sign Arsenal target Edinson Cavani.

Real bought Kroos for £20m. They want to get rid of him so are asking for over £40m. Eh?

The La Liga side are concerned that their transfer ban will leave them short in the striking department. Real president Florentino Perez wants to sign the Paris Saint-Germain striker but needs to raise funds to do so. And he is willing to let United buy Kroos to fund a deal, according to A Bola.

Over to A Bola we go. There we learn that Real’s top target is not Cavani it’s Robert Lewandowski. Cavani is mentioned only by the writer behind the article as a player he’d like Real to sign. The report does mention Kroos. We learn that Manchester United have bid €53m for the German. The sources is cited as  AS . We looked at AS . We can find no word on Kross to Man United. German newspaper  Bild  did pick up the story. It’s source is the   The Telegraph ,  which heard the news of Kroos to Old Trafford on  Fichajes. It s

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