The manager and the board, from the chairman Daniel Levy down, at Tottenham Hotspur did everything they could in the summer to persuade Luka Modric to stay. When that didn’t work they tried everything they could to make it hard for Real Madrid to sign the player but it was all to no avail.
They will be even unhappier with the Croatian international now, after he issued a statement which encouraged the Welsh winger to come to Madrid. Bale showed that he is a world class player with a fantastic late double against Scotland on Friday and Modric believes he would love to play at the Bernabeu and the Madrid fans would love him back.
“I agree that he should play for Madrid and I hope he will come.”
Madrid and Spurs supposedly set up a partnership that hives each other priorities on loan deals, player transfers and other things, but I doubt whether the London club meant for it to allow Madrid to take their best player off them.
Bale recently signed a new contract, so he would not be cheap but he is a massive talent and should be playing at a massive club. With Tottenham, he is not even in the Champions league