Spurs stand firm over Chelsea target

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Tottenham Hotspur have reportedly rejected a £22 million bid from Chelsea for Luka Modric.

The Croatian midfielder ha been linked with a move away from White Hart Lane this summer after a stunning season for Spurs which saw the club reach the quarter-finals of the Champions League.

Despite begin heavily linked with Manchester United, Chelsea have made the first move for Modric, but the player's agent, Nikky Vukan, claims the offer falls short of Spurs' valuation.

"Luka is happy at Spurs but if an offer came in that was acceptable to the club and player, we would be willing to discuss it," Vukan said.


"In my opinion, £22 million is a valuation that is too low for the player."

While Tottenham are fighting off interest for their prized asset, the club have already made strides in improve their squad for a tilt at qualifying for the Champions League.

Marko Marin, the Werder Bremen midfielder, claims the north-London club are interested in his services, but the German has moved to quell speculation surrounding his future.

"I want to stay at Werder. I feel good at Bremen,'' Marin said.

"I have never had the urge to leave. I want to be successful here, and that is my only aim.''

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