Harry Redknapp warns clubs over Luka Modric
The Spurs manager is adamant in keeping the 25 year old midfielder at White Hart Lane, who has been strongly linked to a move to Premier League Champions Chelsea. Since his arrival at the club in summer 2008, Modric has become an important part of Spurs’ success. Spurs finished 4th in the premier league last season and have already booked a place in to the last sixteen of the UEFA Champions league.
Tottenham Hotspur manager Harry Redknapp has announced that midfielder Luka Modric is not on the market at any cost.
“He (Modric) is such an astounding player if they start selling such a player like that then they might as well all go home. he is a different class and is not going anywhere. Not a chance,” claimed Harry Redknapp.
The 25 year old, who joined Tottenham from Dynamo Zagreb, signed a six year contract with the club last May, amid speculations linking him towards a move to Manchester United. However, Chelsea is now after the midfielder, despite Blues manager Carlo Ancelotti claiming he’s not interested in purchasing him in January.
“He (Ancelotti) might have his eye on him but he is not going to get him for positive. he is a pleasure to work with. he is an astounding player. they are building a team here, not dismantling one,” explained the 63 year old Englishman.
The manager explained the importance of Luka Modric to the general success of Spurs and said that players like Modric would must be retained to make Spurs a top club.
The manager explained that with the arrival of Rafael Van Der Vaart along with the kind of Jermaine Defoe and Crouch, Keane’s chance to play for Spurs have been depleted. However, the manager confirmed he didn’t have any offers for the 30 year old yet but would be allowed to go to any club who wishes him.
One player who would be allowed the North London club would be striker Robbie Keane. The Ireland International has admitted his frustrations of limited first team opportunities at the club and would require to move to a club who promise first team footy. (soccer news)