MANCHESTER CITY is said to be plotting to bring Luka Modric back to the Premier League.
The veteran Croatian midfielder left Tottenham to come Real Madrid back in 2012 but will become a free agent in June.
Based on SuperDeporte, Modric is currently considering his options after negotiations over an extension at the Bernabeu stalled.
He is currently believed to be heading to the US – but not before a stop in Manchester.
Modric is ‘open to’ following in Frank Lampard’s footsteps and has a spell at City man before heading to Stateside in New York City – an inside umbrella of Cityzens clubs.
Man City and great rivals Man United have both been linked with a new midfielder.
Leeds United’s Kalvin Phillips is another name associated with Pep Guardiola’s side.
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The ace shone for Marcelo Bielsa’s side during their return to the Premier League last season and soon made their way into Gareth Southgate’s England squad.
The 25-year-old then starred as the Three Lions progressed to the Euro 2020 final, which was ultimately defeated by Italy on penalties.
Now, Guardiola is said to want him to dominate City’s midfield – although they face stiff competition for his signature.
Man United and Tottenham are both said to be very fond of trump cards.
And the Red Devils are said to be open to a £59m bid for Phillips.
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