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In an exclusive interview with Football FanCast, former Premier League forward Dean Windass has endorsed Tottenham Hotspur to secure an “incredible” comeback for former midfielder Luka Modric.
Earlier this week, reports emerged in Spain claiming that Spurs manager José Mourinho had spoken to the 35-year-old Real Madrid star about a possible meeting in north London.
Modric was signed by the ‘Special One’ in the giants of La Liga for £ 30 million in 2012 and has been there ever since, although his current contract at the Bernabéu expires at the end of the current season.
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Although it is thought that the Croatian veteran is in talks about an extension, so Tottenham president Daniel Levy might have to act quickly if he wants to tempt the “Excellent playerBack to the club.
And Windass thinks it would be a smart decision to make …
He told FFC:
“Say no more. That would be amazing, right?
“That would strengthen the side. Would I go back? I don’t know what relationship he had [with Jose]. I saw the Tottenham thing on Netflix when Modric was there.
“Listen, he’s a great player, isn’t he? Hopefully yes, we all want to see the best players in the Premier League, and he’s certainly one of them. “
Modric has still proven to be a valuable player for Zinedine Zidane despite his advanced years. starting 11 of 13 games in the top Spanish category this season.
By Who scored, the World Cup runner-up and 2018 Ballon d’Or winner averages 1.6 key passes, 1.6 dribbles, 1.2 tackles and 0.8 shots per game. It certainly still has it.
The 35-year-old played 160 times for the Spurs before moving to Madrid eight years ago. Gareth Bale is back, why not Modric?
And in other news, Pundit baffled by the status of the Spurs’ £ 120kp / w ‘liability’ contract …