Stamford Bridge side look to bring in German international.
Chelsea are readying a bid for Bayern Munich midfielder Toni Kroos with Football Direct News claiming the west London side will register their interest in the German international this weekend.
Kroos wants parity with top earners Franck Ribery, Bastian Schweinsteiger and Phillip Lahm a demand the Bundesiga side have resisted for some months and the Bayern Munich man now has just a year to run on his current contract and as such could be ready to consider offers for his services knowing his value will rapidly decrease once the summer transfer window slams shut.
Chelsea are willing to meet the 24 year old’s wage demands and this source claims that Kroos is to act as a long term replacement for Frank Lampard and is part of Jose Mourinho’s overall plan to refresh his squad as he plans for the future.
Man United have long been linked with a genuine interest in Kroos but the Old Trafford side have distanced themselves from the move since Louis van Gaal took over from David Moyes which could well leave the way clear for Chelsea to make an offer for a player who has just a year to run on his current contract.
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