Next Real Star Keen To Leave?
Next Real Madrid Star Keen To Leave?
Reports suggest that Real Madrid are about to receive a €35 million (R541 million) offer for a superstar who is said to want to leave the Spanish giants.
According to Corriere dello Sport, Inter Milan are keen on signing Croatia international Luka Modric from Los Blancos, and are willing to offer him a four-year deal that will include a pre-planned move to Chinese Super League team Jiangsu Suning towards the end of his career.
The Serie A side are looking to take the midfielder on loan for the upcoming season, and will offer Los Blancos €15 million (R232 million) up front, and in the following campaign pay another €20 million (R309 million) to make the deal permanent.
Jiangsu Suning owners Suning Holdings Group hold a majority share in the Italian giants, and the monetary aspect of the entire deal may appeal to the midfielder, who is entering the twilight of his career.
Modric has apparently already had talks with Real president Florentino Perez, and the pair are said to have a "gentlemen's agreement" that will allow the Croatian to leave the club should he wish to.
The Nerazzurri are back in the UEFA Champions League for the first time in six years, and have apparently made the former Tottenham Hotspurs playmaker their No. 1 transfer target.
The 2018 FIFA World Cup Golden Ball winner has some fellow countrymen at the Italian club, with Sime Vrsaljko, Marcelo Brozovic and Ivan Perisic all currently playing their football at the San Siro.
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