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That Lad Modric

I bet when Luka Modric signed for Real Madrid you seriously doubted whether you`d ever see his name and that of Chelsea in the same sentence, well you were wrong.

It transpires that all is not well with Modric, over in La Liga (as we`ve reported before) and that the Croatian might just welcome a return to the Premier League.

To that effect, it`s being reported that Chelsea are set to dangle a 22 million carrot in front of Real Madrid, this summer, to see if they can be tempted to part with the playmaker.

Now considering Chelsea, reportedly, offered Spurs 40 million for his services not that long ago, 22 million seems quite a bargain.

Your thoughts on the subject would be most welcome.




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The Journalist

Writer: Merlin Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday January 12 2013

Time: 11:19AM

Your Comments

i would love it just to have him here soon enough to stick it to spurs...still an immense talent and proven in the premier league...
Gian-Franco/Luca
he's 27... i'd rather go for busquets or benat who are in a better form
raghavgurbaxani1994
chelsea will be mad if they are after this guys.why waste money on him when there are lot more better than him...nooooooooooo please
shlok27
People keep forgetting that Modric didn't do any preseason training either with Spurs or Real Madrid, so expecting him to be on the same level without the training and in the new league is a bit over the top. Even so, he still plays pretty well there and his adjustment is going rather smoothly - if you watched him play for Real you will understand.
zg2000fs
get benat and capour.
mzee69
getting tired of transfer speculations now....will only put on my thinking cap when any of the supposed deals become more than mere speculation..for now i am on holidays.....
layorh12
only i want modric if we can get torres and modric swap...it would be good for both of us....i mean very very very good for us...real wil get a strong free scoring top class striker which will take them down further..and we get free from the curse....let real face some bug...
shlok27
I would love Chelsea to sign him or Benat during January transfer window as we are dire needs of a deep-lying playmaker... I hope it is not too much if I could dream to see Willian coming as well (also in January)
DrWatsons
@Shlok i am still chucklin after reading your post...i wish it could happen but Jose is no mug..there is no way he is going to buy our lemon from us. He lived through the sheva mess..he wont fall for it unfortunately.
GabeU
If we go steal him for 20m I'll take him with eyes closed, he is not injury prone, he is a player that is unplayable when on form and he'll jump at the second chance to join chelsea, he is a BPL proven player
Desmondadonis
If we go steal him for 20m I'll take him with eyes closed, he is not injury prone, he is a player that is unplayable when on form and he'll jump at the second chance to join chelsea, he is a BPL proven player
Desmondadonis
I'd have him any time. He's the kind of player we need now and will solve our problems for a long time. Fellaini is another interesting option although i'd like to have them both and dump the slow Mikel.
BOTUM
If Madrid are willing to part with him then we should do all we can to get him. I would love to see the reaction of the Spurs chairman to him coming as he was the one who made it IMPOSSIBLE. He would work wonders for our midfield. Imagine him and John Obi....man o man that would be great.
had2bg
He will come as a steal at that price,as i believe he will offer us alot. He went to the wrong club and he should know that by now.
Ohans
Why not try get Benat instead who has value for money imho.. That ass dumped us for Real Madrid. Can't believe folks here calling for his signature. Although, i won't be against it if the board signs him.
Princeblue
I would welcome modric wholeheartedly. benat maybe can be a good option but he will only join the league of our new recruits who are adjusting to the BPL. hence its best if we get modric who knows the in and out and has already been proven in bpl
BluesInMe
Modric is simply past it......he's been rily poor dis season and even Ozil who's not in form @ d moment is starting leaving him on d bench
chokoz_cfs
Madrid is wasting his talent like they did Kaka, and it's no surprise it's Mourinho in charge, he simply doesn't know how to handle technical players, he wants brawn and functional more than anything.
@Mq
I'd still take Modric for 22Mil though, given the " talent" we have at CM (Lamps, Mikel, Ramires) I'd play him with Ramires and we'll undoubtedly be better than Ramires with Lamps or Mikel
@Mq
it crossed my mind when luca moved to madrid that this just might be a way to get around levy not selling to us. just might happen and at 22million wouldn't break the bank. fingers crossed!
trueblue44
Time gone I won see it happen
Kendemsblue
Lampard will have a good game if he stays in the midfield, rather than trying his hand in forward positions....But, yes, Modric can be a successor to Lampard...at 22m, it will be a good steal.
Blu_run
Maybe, Just maybe
Kendemsblue
 

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