Carrick’s future at Manchester United is in doubt with his contract expiring in the summer.
United legend Scholes is hopeful the 35-year-old will be handed a new deal by Jose Mourinho.
But if Carrick’s 11-year spell with United does come to an end, Scholes believes Real Madrid’s Kroos would be an ideal replacement.
Paul Scholes wants Toni Kroos to replace Michael Carrick if the midfielder leaves Manchester United
“I think we might have to buy somebody,’ Scholes told Republik of Mancunia.
“A Toni Kroos, or somebody like that, who plays his position really well, knows his position, controls a game of football, doesn’t stray too far from his position.
“But Michael will be a big miss.
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Manchester United duo Bastian Schweinsteiger and Jesse Lingard were snapped relaxing on Saturday before their FA Cup clash against Blackburn on Sunday
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Jesse Lingard and Bastian Schweinsteiger were snapped out and about today
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Toni Kroos joined Real Madrid from Bayern Munich in 2014
“I hope he’ll get another year.
“He’s been a sensational player for this club.
“He doesn’t always get the praise that he deserves really because of the job he does, but the job he does is appreciated so much by the players around him.”