Manchester United legend urges the club to sign Toni Kroos

Manchester United legend Paul Scholes has stated that the first player that he would of purchased this transfer window would have been Toni Kroos from FC Bayern Munich.

Paul Scholes, who is now writing a weekly column and blog for betting website Paddy Power, is said to be a big fan of Toni Kroos and feels that Louis van Gaal and Ed Woodward could do a lot worse than bringing in the midfielder to Old Trafford this summer, despite wide spread rumours that Toni Kroos has already agreed to join Real Madrid.

In his latest blog piece, Paul Scholes said:

“The first player I’d bring in is Toni Kroos

“He’s a top-class central midfield player but United need five or six to get anywhere near the top of the Premier League again.”

It has been many years now since Manchester United have signed a midfielder that is up to the calibre such as Paul Scholes was seen as Roy Keane’s replacement. The arrival of Ander Herrera last week is a fantastic start to Manchester United’s transfer window, and with rumours regarding the Vidal situation being monitored, Scholes thinks that the control of Kroos would be the best player to look at.

The Ginger Prince added:

“I love watching Toni Kroos. I think he’s brilliant. I love the way he controls the ball and controls games. He can really play a pass and has superb vision.

“Kroos is capable of scoring goals too, from outside the box on either foot. I just wish Man United had signed him (Yes, it is good to see United bringing in new players, but they haven’t signed anything like the quality of Kroos).”