In-form German striker Miroslav Klose hinted today about leaving defending German champions Bayern Munich with his contract set to expire next June to help him achieve his goal of playing at UEFA EURO 2012.
The 32-year-old scored twice in Germany's 3-0 win over Turkey on Friday night to put his country top of Group A in their EURO 2012 qualifying campaign with three wins from three.
The brace continues his great scoring record for his national side, with an average of more than one every two games, and now is just 11 shy of Gerd Muller's tally of 68 goals.
Klose has been on-fire for his country so far this qualifying campaign, scoring five goals just three games, but, in contrast, has failed to find the net in seven games for Bayern Munich and has hinted he is prepare to leave the club, after experiencing a similarly barren season in 2009/10.
"I am open to anything: whether I get a contract extension or change clubs, I can see myself playing for another club in the Bundesliga," Klose told German daily Bild on Sunday.
"The important thing for me is to remain playing internationally, as playing at EURO 2012 is my goal," he added having appeared for both Kaiserslautern and Werder Bremen in the Bundesliga.
More may become clear at the turn of the year, as Bayern traditionally negotiate with players whose contracts are expiring during January's winter break.