By Rune Gjerulff@runegjerulff

Bayern youngster reportedly close to joining Stuttgart

Bayern Munich's Frans Krätzig is said to be close to a loan move to VfB Stuttgart.

Frans Krätzig is reportedly close to a loan move away from Bayern Munich.

According to Sky Germany, the 21-year-old is close to joining VfB Stuttgart on loan with an option to buy, with the final details to be ironed out between the clubs in the coming hours.

Stuttgart reportedly see the young left-back as a backup for Maximilian Mittelstädt.

Krätzig spent the second half of last season on loan at Austria Vienna. His contract with Bayern runs until 2027.

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