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06-30-2012, 03:53 PM #1
Chelsea Set To Beat Real Madrid to Luka Modric with £36M bid !!!
CHELSEA look set to beat Real Madrid's offer for Luka Modric after it was alleged they are preparing a £36m bid for the midfielder.
Roman Abramovich has vowed to dig deep as he wants a replacement for Frank Lampard in midfield and Tottenham's Modric has come under the spotlight.
The midfielder looked set for a move to Real Madrid after he showed a preference for the club.
But his dreams of Spanish stardom could be at an end as the club are only able to stump up £20m for Modric.
Chelsea are hoping to lure the Croatian international away from Madrid.
Tottenham are in need of a boost financially following their failure to make it into the Champions League.
Gareth Bale has already renewed his contract at Spurs leaving Luka Modric as their only high-priced player to sell this summer.
Ivanovic said previously of Modric: “Chelsea as a team has needed a player with these qualities. He would fit in quickly and strengthen the squad.
"He has exceptional quality, and moving to a bigger club is necessary for him to take the next step in his career. He should come to Chelsea – it won’t be a mistake!”