Manchester United are on high alert as Toni Kroos' frustration with life at Real Madrid continues.
Kroos had a deal in principle agreed to move to Old Trafford in the summer of 2014 before the Red Devils sacked David Moyes but eventually moved to the Spanish capital in a deal worth around €25 million.
The World Cup winner is highly regarded as one of the best midfielders in the world, but it becoming increasingly unhappy at the Bernabeu.
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The German was left on the bench for Madrid's loss to Villarreal and was the only member of the playing squad not to attend the Christmas dinner.
And according to Frederic Hermel on Spanish TV show El Chiringuito, via the Mirror, the 26-year-old has instructed Volker Struth - his agent - to find him a new place to call home.
But this instruction was not a reaction to his omission from the starting line-up at Estadio El Madrigal, reportedly the instruction was made before the defeat last weekend.
Having won the Champions League and three Bundesliga titles during his time Bayern Munich, Kroos' was a player in high demand.
Isco couldn't quite believe Kroos was on the bench
But his time at Los Blancos has hardly been the fairytale he would've envisaged upon his arrival.
His problems at Madrid are sure to capture the interest of Manchester United, but they will not be the only club interested in his signature.
When a player of his quality is seemingly available, the Premier League's top brass are sure to be keeping a close eye on proceedings.
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