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Spurs set to offer Modric new deal

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Tottenham Hotspur boss Harry Redknapp is reportedly ready to offer Luka Modric a new deal at White Hart Lane.

The Croatian international has been the subject of intense transfer speculation this summer, with Chelsea tabling a £22 million bid for the player on Wednesday.

Harry Redknapp branded the bid 'ridiculous', and The Independent now claims that the Spurs boss has spoken to chairman Daniel Levy and is ready to offer the playmaker a new deal at White Hart Lane.

"Tottenham are not selling Modric, end of story. I've spoken at length to the chairman Daniel Levy and he said Luka is not for sale. So that's good enough for me," said Redknapp.

"Every club in the world would want a player with his ability - but he is ours and that is the way it is staying.


 

"The offer I heard bandied around for Modric is what is being paid for players who are not even fit to lace his boots."

Manchester United are also thought to be courting the player, with Sir Alex Ferguson a known admirer of the 25-year-old. Whilst the lure of Champions League football will be strong, Redknapp will be hoping to persuade the player that his long-term future should remain in north London.

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