Toni Kroos has admitted Bayern Munich are the staff to beat proper now, proclaiming his former membership as “higher than Actual Madrid, and one of the best on the planet”.
Bayern swept all before them in 2019/20, profitable a Bundesliga, DFB Cup and UEFA Champions League treble. Actual lifted the La Liga title, however have been eradicated from the Copa Del Rey and Champions League on the quarter-final and last-16 stage respectively.
Within the early goings of the brand new season, Bayern – victorious within the European Super Cup and German equivalent – top the Bundesliga and their Champions League group, the latter because of a record-extending 15-match winning streak in UEFA competition.
Actual, for his or her half, are 4 factors off the tempo domestically and sit third of a Champions League part headed by Borussia Mönchengladbach.
Bayern received each recreation, beating Paris Saint-Germain 1-0 within the closing, on their technique to claiming their sixth European crown. – MIGUEL A. LOPES/POOL/AFP by way of Getty Photos
“There isn’t any doubt Bayern have been one of the best staff on the planet in latest months,” Kroos advised Marca. “Actual have been for just a few years, however now it is Bayern. Whenever you take a look at how they’ve performed just lately – they received so many video games by at the least 4 targets.
“Proper now, Bayern are higher than Actual. They received the Champions League and, for me, whoever wins that’s the greatest staff on the planet as a result of it is probably the most troublesome competitors to win.”
Kroos ought to know. The 100-time Germany worldwide was a part of Bayern’s 2012/13 treble-winners under Jupp Heynckes, scoring three targets in 9 Champions League appearances earlier than lacking the triumphant run-in by means of damage.
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All advised, Kroos – who made his Bundesliga debut at 17 – turned out 205 occasions in all competitions for Bayern, in addition to 48 throughout a mortgage spell with Bayer Leverkusen.
The three-time Bundesliga winner additionally lifted the 2014 FIFA World Cup with Germany, earlier than shifting to Actual the place he received three consecutive Champions League titles in 2016, 2017 and 2018.