Blues consider raising £22m offer for Spurs playmaker - reports

Published Add your comment

Football News

Chelsea haven’t given up hope of landing Luka Modric, with incoming manager Andre Villas-Boas putting the Tottenham star at the top of his transfer wishlist, according to The Guardian.

Modric has been a particularly controversial target for Chelsea this summer, with the Stamford Bridge club making public a £22 million offer for the midfielder that was rejected by Tottenham.

Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy hit out at the London rivals, saying that Modric was not for sale under any circumstances.


"I wish to make it absolutely clear, as I have said previously, that none of our key players will be sold this summer,” Levy said.

"In respect of Luka Modric, we are not prepared to sell, at any price, to Chelsea Football Club or any other club.

“We made our stance on this issue abundantly clear in writing to Chelsea. They chose to ignore it and then subsequently made the offer public.

"For the avoidance of any doubt, let me reiterate that we shall not enter into any negotiations whatsoever, with any club, regarding Luka. We now consider this matter closed."

And after Modric reportedly retracted comments made on the weekend about wanting to head to Chelsea, any chance of a move to the Blues looked dashed for Modric.

But Villas-Boas is still reportedly chasing the star, and hopes that if Chelsea up their bid to a level that Tottenham can’t turn their back on, the cash-rich club can indeed land the Spurs’ prized possession.

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE:

Tottenham Hotspur
Premier League

Article Comments

Read more

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author


This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again