Toni Kroos future at the Santiago Bernabeu has suddenly become precarious, with the relationship between the player and Real Madrid disintegrating.
The 32-year-old's dramatic drop in form has called into question whether he will see out his contract, which expires at the end of next season in 2023.
With that in mind, there are reports Real Madrid will look to both replace him and bolster their midfield in the same transfer window.
TOP STORY – REAL MADRID EYE POGBA AND TCHOUAMENI FOR KROOS
Real Madrid are seeking to replace Toni Kroos and strengthen their midfield, with the intent to sign both Paul Pogba and Aurelien Tchouameni, El Nacional is reporting.
The highly rated Tchouameni has long been a transfer target for Madrid, while the expiration of Pogba's contract at the end of this season makes them both attainable.
Kroos' position in Real Madrid's starting midfield has become vulnerable with the form of Eduardo Camavinga and Federico Valverde, while this transpires amid the backdrop of Luka Modric's contract extension.
It was reported that Kroos sought to extend for another season and retire in 2024, but that possibility now seems unlikely.
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