Manchester Metropolis have been linked with an opportunistic free agent swoop for Luka Modric if the 2018 Ballon d’Or winner fails to agree a brand new contract with Actual Madrid.
Modric is at the moment on the right track to be out of contract on the Bernabeu on the finish of the season, which has introduced a level of uncertainty to his future as he approaches the ultimate chapter of his profession – the Croatia legend will flip 37 just a few weeks into subsequent season.
In Spain, Super Deporte writes that Modric has entered an analogous scenario to Sergio Ramos when he was negotiating a brand new contract with Actual final season. It’s mentioned that Los Blancos have put ahead a one-year contract supply, however Modric is looking for two years.
Ramos was additionally after a two-year deal, however he couldn’t come to an settlement and ended up leaving on the finish of his deal and signing for Paris Saint-Germain as a free agent.
Actual need Modric to remain, which is likely one of the elements that would cease the membership making an strategy for Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba, nevertheless it seems there stays negotiating to be achieved.
If Modric does find yourself working down his contract and strolling means from the Bernabeu in the summertime after 10 years with Actual, he’s unlikely to be wanting suitors hoping to land a world class participant for whom an advancing age doesn’t appear to be an issue.
It’s mentioned that Modric wouldn’t be interested by an strategy from nouveau riche Newcastle or former membership Tottenham. However Manchester Metropolis is a membership he would take into account because it may additionally embody an interesting alternative to later play in the USA with MLS crew New York Metropolis.
In current days, Metropolis have additionally been linked with a swoop for Actual striker Karim Benzema.
Modric seems completely satisfied to stick with Actual or transfer elsewhere so long as he’s absolutely match match when the time involves play within the 2022 World Cup with Croatia.