40.6 C
Delhi

Modric contract extension with Real Madrid on the verge of going through

Even at 35, Luka Modric is one of the most valuable players in the Real Madrid squad considering what he brings to the table. The Croatian has been with Madrid through the highs and lows, and to this day continues to be one of their most important veterans who manages to secure a starting berth. 

Having last signed an extension in 2016, Modric’s contract with the club expires at the end of the season. However, with the latest reports to emerge out of Spain, Real Madrid have verbally agreed on an extension with Modric that will see him play through the 21/22 season and possibly retire at the end of it, since he will be 37 at the end of the campaign. 

However, considering the player’s fitness and capabilities, it won’t be very surprising to find him continuing to play even after his time at Madrid. 

The Croatian has won almost everything there is to win with a club during his tenure at Real Madrid. Modric arrived from Tottenham Hotspur in 2012 for a fee worth €35 million, and what an investment he has been over the last 8 years!

- Advertisement -TechnoSports-Ad

Modric won the Ballon d’Or in 2018, reaching his peak as a footballer with Real Madrid and the Croatian national team in the process. He has won four Champions League titles, two La Ligas, three Spanish Super Cup trophies and one Spanish Cup with Real Madrid. 

2018 saw him also win FIFA’s The Best Player Award, as well as the UEFA Best Player in Europe award alongside the Ballon d’Or. His contribution to Croatia’s progression to the final of the 2018 World Cup was one of the driving factors behind his recognition. 

Modric has made no secret of wanting to retire at Real Madrid, and 1 and a half years down the line, we could be witnessing that happening. 

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Arsh Das
Arsh Das
A music enthusiast, also passionate about football and bringing you the latest in the sporting world every day.
TechnoSports-Ad

Popular

TechnoSports-Ad

Related Stories

More from author

Mumbai City FC confirm 7 first team players will leave the club

Mumbai City FC have confirmed the departure of seven first team players on their official social media pages. Bhaskar Roy, Jakub Vojtuš, Rowllin Borges,...

Michele Di Gregorio to sign for Juventus: €20 million package agreed with Monza for new goalkeeper

Juventus have made their first signing of the new season, recruiting Michele Di Gregorio from Monza as their new goalkeeper. The Bianconeri will pay...

Vincent Kompany to become Bayern Munich’s new manager: €12m package agreed with Burnley

Bayern Munich have reached an agreement with Burnley for Vincent Kompany, with the Belgian all set to become the new manager of the Bavarian...

Top 10 Premier League goalkeepers with the most clean sheets

Which goalkeeper has the most clean sheets in Premier League history? Here are the top ten of all-time. The Premier League has seen some...