Harry Redknapp believes that he can raise Luka Modric’s spirits once the Augusy 31 deadline has passed.
If Modric is not allowed to go, Redknapp knows he may have some reassurance of his own to deliver to the Spurs playmaker.
“If anyone can pick him up, I can,” said Redknapp. “I have a great relationship with him.
“People have to understand it is not an easy situation.
“If someone offered to treble anyone’s wages, they would find it difficult, wherever they worked. That is the situation the boy is in.
“If someone offers £150,000 a week rather than £50,000, you are going to have your head turned.
“Some players can handle it. I know players who have caused havoc in the dressing room in order to get a move. I have seen it so many times.
“But he wouldn’t cause anyone a problem.
“Let’s be truthful. He wanted to go, but he has just got confused with it all.”
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