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Modric grovels! Luka so sorry for going on strike

Posted Tuesday, July 24, 2012 by The Sun260 hits

TAKING FLIGHT ... Mod hoped Heathrow no-show would force through move LUKA MODRIC has made a grovelling apology to chairman Daniel Levy for going on strike. The Croatian playmaker stopped off at Tottenham’s HQ to play down his latest bust-up with Levy before he eventually flew to America for his club’s pre-season tour. Modric, 26, hoped his no-show at Heathrow on Sunday would forc...Full Story »

Real Madrid hope Van der Vaart deal will help Luka Modric bid

Posted Sunday, July 22, 2012 by The Sun332 hits

ON HIS WAY? ... Luka Modric is wanted by Real Madrid REAL MADRID hope the cut-price deal they struck for Rafael van der Vaart will help them land Tottenham’s Luka Modric. Van der Vaart moved to Spurs for £8million two years ago — £9m less than Bayern Munich had offered. Real want Modric but are unwilling to pay the £35m asking price. Meanwhile, Giovani Dos Santos h...Full Story »

Romelu Lukaku determined to prove point to ex-boss AVB

Posted Friday, July 20, 2012 by The Sun250 hits

LUK WHO'S SCORING ... Romelu Lukaku celebrates his first goal against Seattle ROMELU LUKAKU is finally ready to become a Chelsea star and prove a point to Andre Villas-Boas. The striker scored his first goals for the club yesterday morning, a year after his £18million move from Anderlecht. And the Belgian powerhouse believes he can take the Premier League by storm this season now that fo...Full Story »

Higuain calls for Modric signing

Posted Wednesday, July 18, 2012 by ESPN221 hits

Real Madrid striker Gonzalo Higuain hopes any deal to bring Luka Modric to the Primera Division champions will be wrapped up quickly. Tottenham midfielder Modric has been linked with the La Liga champions and big-spending Ligue 1 side Paris St Germain, as well as Chelsea and Manchester United. But Real are believed to be Modric's first choice move away from White Hart Lane after he failed to...Full Story »

Higuain eager for Modric to complete Real Madrid move

Posted Tuesday, July 17, 2012 by YAHOO Sport85 hits

Real Madrid striker Gonzalo Higuain is hoping his side can complete the signing of Tottenham midfielder Luka Modric as quickly as possible ahead of the new season. Modric has been linked with a host of Europe's top clubs including Manchester United, Chelsea and PSG, but appears to be closing in on a switch to the current La Liga champions. Higuain, 24, has revealed he has been impressed by Mod...Full Story »

Arbeloa: Modric is a great midfielder

Posted Sunday, July 15, 2012 by ESPN178 hits

Real Madrid defender Alvaro Arbeloa believes that Tottenham's Luka Modric is a great player and he is glad the Croatian could be on his way to Spain. The former Liverpool player regularly used to come up against the dimunutive playmaker whenever the Reds faced Tottenham in the Premier League. And most recently, Arbeloa was also part of the Spanish back four that had to face Modric and the res...Full Story »

Villas-Boas wants Moutinho to replace Modric at Tottenham

Posted Thursday, July 12, 2012 by hits

Andre Villas-Boas admits he’s interested in signing Joao Moutinho as a possible replacement for Luka Modric. The new Spurs chief claims the club are ready to let the wantaway Croatian midfielder leave White Hart Lane if they receive a suitable transfer fee. And Villas-Boas believes Moutinho, who he managed when in charge of Porto, could fill the diminutive star’s boots. “H...Full Story »

Friedel: Tottenham will replace Modric if he decides to leave

Posted Wednesday, July 11, 2012 by YAHOO Sport78 hits

Tottenham goalkeeper Brad Friedel feels the club will not allow playmaker Luka Modric to leave without having a ready replacement in place. Spurs finished fourth in last season’s Premier League but narrowly missed out on Champions League football due to Chelsea winning the competition after beating Bayern Munich on penalties. Friedel has dismissed the notion that Modric’s possible ...Full Story »

Modric ends Madrid talks

Posted Saturday, July 07, 2012 by ESPN449 hits

Tottenham ace Luka Modric is reportedly ready to pull the plug on a potential move to Real Madrid. The Sun were among several publications linking the Croatia midfielder with a summer transfer to Madrid in the past, but the UK newspaper has now claimed that Modric has grown fed-up at the time it is taking to flesh out a deal. It reports that Modric's camp had set a deadline of July 17 for Sp...Full Story »

Spurs star Modric sets deadline for Madrid

Posted Friday, July 06, 2012 by The Sun307 hits

FRUSTRATED ... Croatia's Luka Modric LUKA MODRIC is ready to pull out of a move to Real Madrid. The Croatian midfield star has become exasperated by the Spanish giants failure to negotiate a deal with Tottenham. His camp set a deadline of July 17 for Real to agree a deal in principle or he will explore other options. Reports in Spain claim Madrid must sell to raise the £35million needed...Full Story »

Dortmund's Lukasz Piszczek tops Chelsea shortlist in right-back hunt

Posted Thursday, June 28, 2012 by The Sun386 hits

Poland's Lukasz Piszczek remains high on Chelsea's list of targets The Blues have made signing a new full-back a priority this summer, having put veteran defender Paulo Ferreira up for sale and released compatriot Jose Bosingwa at the end of his contract. Di Matteo has already missed out on one target, with Euro 2012 star Theodor Gebre Selassie opting to join Werder Bremen from Czech Champions...Full Story »

Man United plotting double swoop for Spurs' Luka Modric and Gareth Bale

Posted Sunday, June 17, 2012 by The Sun490 hits

Luka Modric is currently on international duty with Croatia at Euro 2012 Luka Modric and Gareth Bale are both targets for Old Trafford chief Sir Alex Ferguson, who believes he can lure both away from White Hart Lane now Redknapp is no longer in charge. United expect plenty of competition for the signatures of Croatia international Modric and Welsh winger Bale, but they currently lead the race ...Full Story »

Srna: Modric needs big stage - Croatia international backs team-mate to make high-profile move

Posted Friday, June 15, 2012 by skysports.com371 hits

Luka Modric: Rated by Darijo Srna as one of the finest playmakers in world football Darijo Srna believes Croatia team-mate Luka Modric deserves to be gracing the biggest stages in football and that he may be forced to leave Tottenham in order to reach that level. Speculation regarding the Spurs playmaker's future has resurfaced, following a lengthy transfer saga in 2011 which saw him heavily l...Full Story »

Modric looking ahead to 'amazing' Italy game

Posted Monday, June 11, 2012 by Goal.com213 hits

Croatia midfielder Luka Modric says he is already looking ahead to an "amazing" game against Italy following his side's 3-1 win over the Republic of Ireland. The Tottenham playmaker was at the heart of a fluid Croatian performance as they comfortably overcame Giovanni Trapattoni's men, and hopes to see a repeat against the Italians. "Italy will be amazing game for us, I hope we can repeat ...Full Story »

Luka Modric to join Man Utd

Posted Friday, June 08, 2012 by The Sun736 hits

UNITED BOUND .... Tottenham midfielder Luka Modric LUKA MODRIC is on his way to Manchester United. Boss Alex Ferguson has offered Tottenham a £25million fee, rising to £30m based on appearances and success. Modric, 26, will be handed a four-year deal worth £26m. His wages of £125,000 a week will put him among the big earners at Old Trafford. Modric has kept up to date wi...Full Story »

Modric: Spain and Italy are favourites for Euro 2012 but Croatia can spoil their plans

Posted Thursday, May 24, 2012 by Goal.com145 hits

Luka Modric freely admits that Croatia are in one of the toughest groups at Euro 2012, but the playmaker is adamant that his country can spring a surprise or two in Poland and Ukraine. Slaven Bilic's side have been drawn alongside defending champions Spain, 2006 World Cup winners Italy and Giovanni Trapattoni's Republic of Ireland. Still, while Modric acknowledges that Croatia have it all to...Full Story »

Real Madrid want Spurs’ Luka Modric when PSG sign Kaka

Posted Monday, May 21, 2012 by The Sun468 hits

IN DEMAND ... Spurs midfielder Luka Modric REAL MADRID will move for Luka Modric after they offload Kaka to Paris St Germain. The Spanish champions want to land the Tottenham midfield star for £25million. That is around £7.5m less than Spurs value their prize asset. But Real could sweeten the deal by offering Lassana Diarra in part-exchange. French midfielder Diarra played for Harr...Full Story »

Real Luk at Modric

Posted Sunday, May 20, 2012 by The Sun260 hits

IN DEMAND ... Spurs midfielder Luka Modric REAL MADRID will move for Luka Modric after they offload Kaka to Paris St Germain. The Spanish champions want to land the Tottenham midfield star for £25million. That is around £7.5m less than Spurs value their prize asset. But Real could sweeten the deal by offering Lassana Diarra in part-exchange. French midfielder Diarra played for Harr...Full Story »

Lukaku reiterates loan desire

Posted Wednesday, May 09, 2012 by ESPN116 hits

Romelu Lukaku has insisted he has no regrets about joining Chelsea but reiterated he is looking to go out on loan next season. Lukaku, who turns 19 this month, admitted his £18 million move from Anderlecht to his boyhood idols last summer had not worked out as expected. The Belgium striker has made just six Barclays Premier League appearances - all of them as a substitute - while he has...Full Story »

I’m not sure Luka will stay

Posted Sunday, April 29, 2012 by The Sun189 hits

ON THE LUK OUT ... top clubs across the world would love to have Modric By STEVE PAGE HARRY REDKNAPP has stunned Tottenham fans by admitting Luka Modric could leave the club this summer. But he insists Gareth Bale is going nowhere, as the wing wizard can best boost his career at White Hart Lane. It is an about-turn from Redknapp, who insisted only last Thursday that neither star would be so...Full Story »

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