Luka Modric has become the latest person connected with Real Madrid to try and persuade Gareth Bale to move.
Modric follows in the footsteps of Zinedine Zidane, Sergio Ramos and Florentino Perez in trying to unsettle the Welsh star at White Hart Lane.
It’s very disrespectful of the Croatian to try and lure Bale to the Bernabeu, especially with how he dragged his feet to push through a move to the La Liga outfit.
He told Marca: “It is a complicated issue for me because I was at Tottenham with him. I can tell you that we’re friends and that he is an exceptional player.
“A club like Real Madrid, Tottenham or anyone else can only benefit from having a player like that.
“If he signs or not is a matter for the clubs, but if he ends up at Real Madrid that can only be good for us.
“As Real Madrid is a team of stars, Bale would fit perfectly. He would give us a different dimension. He can shoot, has strength and speed and is the type of player who could help us take a step forward.”
Modric added: “I have no doubt (I will stay). I want to remain at the best club in the world.
“It is a privilege to be here. I want to show more in the future and I am not thinking about anything other than continuing here next season.
“I think Real have only seen a little bit of my game. I can perform better and offer more. In the future I hope to do that and prove to the club and the fans that they were right to bring me here.
“I want to make sure that I have a good pre-season and prepare well for next season. That is important to me.”
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