Amid a day of conjecture about his future, Toni Kroos has spoken out to address his situation.
The Guardian reported Louis Van Gaal has cancelled the pursuit of the German, but we speculate whether it is in fact a stance taken by United because Bayern have rejected their advances.
Now Kroos himself has spoken out, and it tends to support the view he is not going anywhere, having been told so by Bayern.
German website der-sechzehner.de report Kroos as stating to BILD: "I expected the quotes from Bayern, I have to accept and respect. But I honestly assumed of nothing else after I turned their offer down earlier this year."
Bayern president Karl Hopfner said earlier in the day that they would not be increasing their offer to the German.
Kroos had been reported to be in talks with United, but it now appears Bayern's hardline stance means he is going nowhere.
It leaves him with a choice to have to 'accept' their stance as he puts it, or wait it out and leave on a free transfer next season.
What he chooses to do depends on how much he really wanted United in the first place, and how motivated he is by money.