Source claims that Croatian will make move from White Hart Lane to the Bernabeu soon.
Luks like the end: Modric agrees personal terms with Real Madrid and could complete move next week
“The only problem is the position of Tottenham… but everything will be solved,” said a source
Luka Modric appears close to the Tottenham exit door with a move to Real Madrid possibly completed next week.
Sources close to Modric claimed the Croatian schemer has now agreed personal terms on a four-year deal with Jose Mourinho’s La Liga champions.
The source said: “Everything has been resolved satisfactorily.
“Luka and Madrid agree on everything. The only problem is the position of Tottenham, which has made things a little more difficult . But everything will be solved. And, more importantly, it will be resolved quickly.”
Real were briefing that a fee of around £28million will be agreed with Spurs, although that is some distance below the valuation set by Tottenham, with new boss Andre Villas-Boas keen to try and persuade the midfielder to stay in N17.
Levy, determined not to sell the 26-year-old to a Premier League rival – although a bid of around £50m from either Chelsea or Manchester United might have given him room for thought – wants at least £35m from Real or potential rivals Paris St-Germain.
SOURCE: Daily Mirror
It does seem that Daniel Levy has given in and will sell Luka Modric, but only if Real Madrid meet the North London club’s asking price. The noises coming from White Hart Lane are hugely different from those that came out last summer when Chelsea made a bee-line for the Croatian schemer. A year ago the Tottenham chairman simply said that the schemer was not for sale now it’s just a matter of price.
If one club is willing to offer £28m and another wants £35m it seems logical that a deal will be struck somewhere between the two and both sides would rather have this all done and dusted before pre-season really kicks-in.
Levy now has Andre Villas-Boas on board and Gareth Bale’s penned a new contract so perhaps losing Modric was an acceptable loss that the club accepts following their inability to secure a Champions League spot for the coming season. One does wonder exactly where Modric will fit into Jose Mourinho’s midfield? A midfield that can’t even find room for former World Player of the Year Kaka!
Clearly the sale of Modric will result in further transfer funds for Villas-Boas who will look to put his stamp on the Tottenham squad and to this end has already brought in Gylfi Sigurdsson from Hoffenheim.
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