Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric has already signed a new contract with the club until 2021 before he won the Ballon d’Or last winter, according to Spanish outlet Mundo Deportivo.
Obvious interests from Inter towards Modric has made Florentino Perez decide to ensure the stay of the key midfielder.
After a one-year renewal, Modric has become one of the three highest-paid players in the team, along with Sergio Ramos and Gareth Bale.
Real Madrid didn’t announce his renewal to prevent other players from knocking on the president’s door – Karim Benzema and Toni Kroos are also seeking new deals.
That is why Inter have turned to Modric’s compatriot Ivan Rakitic. Knowing Modric’s situation, The Barcelona ace has agreed to evaluate offers from the Serie A side.