Redknapp: Luka Modric Would Have Gone If He’d Disrupted Spurs

Tottenham manager Harry Redknapp admits he would have sold Luka Modric to Chelsea this summer had the Croatian become a disruptive influence within the Spurs squad. Modric was at the centre of a summer-long fight between Spurs and Chelsea, with the Blues making at least three unsuccessful bids for the playmaker – the last reported to be £40million. Modric made it clear that he wanted to move to Stamford Bridge,…

October 14, 2011

Luka Modric Not Ready For Chelsea Move

Tottenham ace Luka Modric is ready to give up his dream of joining Chelsea or Manchester United, and sign a new lucrative £100,000-a-week contract at White Hart Lane. The Croatian was a transfer target for both Premier League giants, but Spurs chief Daniel Levy is reportedly optimistic the midfielder’s ready to commit his future to the club after the taxing summer saga. Modric has five years left on his current…

September 27, 2011

Tottenham To Open Talks Next Week With Luka Modric

Tottenham will open talks next week over a new contract worth 80,000 pounds-a-week for Luka Modric. Spurs chairman Daniel Levy will sit down with the Croatian playmaker’s representatives to discuss a pay rise that would nearly double his current 45,000 pounds weekly salary and make him the club’s top earner. Chelsea made repeated attempts to sign the wantaway midfielder over the summer but Levy stuck to his claim that Modric…

September 23, 2011

Yossi Benayoun Reveals Liverpool Talks

Yossi Benayoun has revealed that he held talks with Liverpool prior to making a move to Arsenal on deadline day. The Israeli left the Reds to join Chelsea during the summer of 2010, but injuries prevented him from getting his career going at Stamford Bridge and his former club were keen on bringing him back this summer. “I had a few good options from clubs in England and outside,” Benayoun…

September 15, 2011

Raul Meireles Didn’t Want To Leave

Raul Meireles insists he only decided he wanted to leave Liverpool when it emerged Portuguese compatriot Andre Villas-Boas had targeted him at Chelsea. The playmaker completed a reported £12million move from Anfield to Stamford Bridge minutes before the transfer window slammed shut last week, reuniting him with former Porto boss Villas-Boas. There were eerie similarities with Fernando Torres’ January transfer between the clubs, with Liverpool having reported in both cases…

September 7, 2011

Harry Reknapp: Luka Modric Will Stay At Tottenham

Tottenham manager Harry Redknapp is aware that midfielder Luka Modric may become resentful if he doesn’t move to Chelsea, but is willing to risk it. Chelsea have publicly declared interest in Modric, with the Croatian playmaker issuing a come-and-get-me messages as well. However, the move is yet to materialise in spite of a £30million Chelsea bid as Tottenham chairman David Levy has insisted that the player is not for sale….

August 26, 2011