Former Manchester United boss David Moyes has confirmed he wanted to sign Bayern Munich midfielder Toni Kroos this summer.

Moyes believes that Kroos would almost certainly be a United player next season if he was still in charge.

He wrote in The Sunday Timesd: "It is no secret that I had put a lot of groundwork into signing [Kroos] for Manchester United.

"What I like about Kroos is that he plays the ball to penetrate, he doesn't do passing for passing's sake."

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