LaLiga: German midfielder Toni Kroos extends contract with Real Madrid untill 2023 ahead of expected overhaul at club

Germany international Toni Kroos has extended his contract with Real Madrid until 2023 ahead of an expected summer overhaul at the club.

Agence France-Presse May 21, 2019 08:59:29 IST
LaLiga: German midfielder Toni Kroos extends contract with Real Madrid untill 2023 ahead of expected overhaul at club
  • Germany international Toni Kroos has extended his contract with Real Madrid until 2023 ahead of an expected summer overhaul at the club.

  • The 29-year-old midfielder has won 12 titles in five seasons in Spain, lifting the Champions League trophy in 2016, 2017 and 2018.

  • Real finished third in LaLiga this term, 19 points behind champions Barcelona after registering their lowest points haul in 17 years.

Madrid: Germany international Toni Kroos has extended his contract with Real Madrid until 2023 ahead of an expected summer overhaul at the club, the Spanish giants said on Monday.

The 29-year-old midfielder has won 12 titles in five seasons in Spain, lifting the Champions League trophy in 2016, 2017 and 2018.

LaLiga German midfielder Toni Kroos extends contract with Real Madrid untill 2023 ahead of expected overhaul at club

File image of Toni Kroos. Reuters

Kroos has scored 13 goals in 233 appearances for Real since arriving from Bayern Munich in 2014 after helping Germany win the World Cup in Brazil.

Real finished third in LaLiga this term, 19 points behind champions Barcelona after registering their lowest points haul in 17 years, ending with a limp 2-0 home defeat to Real Betis on Sunday.

Coach Zinedine Zidane has promised changes to the squad ahead of next season, with Gareth Bale, goalkeeper Keylor Navas, Nacho, Sergio Reguilon, Isco and Marcos Llorente all tipped to leave the club.

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