Spurs offer Modric loyalty bonus

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Tottenham midfielder Luka Modric will be offered a £3.5 million bonus if he puts pen to paper on a new five-year deal at White Hart Lane.

The Croatian international has been reluctant to sign a new contract and is believed to be waiting to see if Harry Redknapp remains in north London next season.

Spurs offered Modric a club-record £100,000-a-week deal in August 2011, which is still on the table. However, the 26-year-old has so far stalled on signing the contract and Tottenham are believed to have a strict wage structure in place that limits Levy from offering Modric a contract of more than £100,000 per week.

According to the Daily Mail Spurs are considering potential ways to get around this problem, including the possibility of offering Modric a huge one-off bonus instead of a higher weekly wage.

Modric was heavily linked with Chelsea in the summer but opted to stay at the north London club. The current uncertainty surrounding Redknapp, however, is believed to be preventing Modric from committing to Tottenham long-term.

Manchester United are also believed to be interested in signing the former Dinamo Zagreb player but there is sure to be no shortage of suitors across Europe should Modric refuse to sign a new deal.

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