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Rudi Völler doesn’t deny rumors on Real Madrid’s Toni Kroos, but admits central midfield is not exactly hurting for options with Germany

Is Toni Kroos going to give it a go?

EM qualifying match Northern Ireland - Germany Photo by Christian Charisius/picture alliance via Getty Images

Bayern Munich is in the midst of trying to bolster a roster laden with talent.

Eintracht Frankfurt is pushing through a midseason facelift that it hopes will power its way into a top 6 position within the league.

VfB Stuttgart’s best player is linked to a dozen teams.

Borussia Dortmund is trying to throw more things up against the wall to see what sticks.

Clearly, this is a crazy transfer window in Germany, but in an odd turn of events, one of the biggest stories has nothing to do with any of that. Instead, the topic of Toni Kroos potentially returning to the German national team is one of those most hotly debated topics in the land.

Now, Germany’s sporting director Rudi Völler has chimed in — and he is not denying that just about anything is on the table, but did admit that depth is not a major issue in the central midfield.

“Julian Nagelsmann said everything. Nobody is written off, everything is possible. The players will go to the Euros depending on form and competition. In the position where Toni has been playing at the highest level for years, we obviously have the least need,” Völler told Sport Bild (as captured by @iMiaSanMia).

Nothing is certain at this point, but it is starting to feel like Kroos might really be considering taking one last shot at glory with Germany.


Looking for more chatter on the German national team? Check out last week’s Weekend Warm-up Podcast on Spotify or below:

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