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Chelsea to return for Spurs superstar with increased bid

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Roman Abramovich could be ready to get his chequebook out once again in January and make an incredible £52m offer for Tottenham playmaker, Luka Modric.

The Blues have bid for Modric in the past two transfer windows but any fee they have submitted has been deemed unworthy by Spurs so far. Last January also saw the Chelsea FC owner write a cheque out for £50m to bring Liverpool striker Fernando Torres to Stamford Bridge and it is believed the Russian owner will now at stop at nothing to get his man.

The Croatian playmaker is believed to have been subject to three offers from Chelsea over the summer, the largest of which is thought to have been worth £35m. Despite the big money bids and the midfielder actually handing in a transfer request, he was not permitted to leave the club and will now remain at the club until January at least.

Harry Redknapp has been striving to tie the maestro down to a new long-term deal, however Modric is reluctant to sign an extension as he looks to keep his hopes of a move away, alive.

Daniel Levy played a key role in keeping Modric at White Hart Lane and apparently made the decision to reject the player’s transfer request.

However, one would think that with a bid of £52m on the table, even Levy will find it difficult to keep his star midfielder in the side.

Tom is one of our most experienced contributors, with over a decade of online puiblishing. A Man Utd fan, Thomas brings you all the latest news from Uk football.

4 Comments

4 Comments

  1. blueblooded Gh.

    October 31, 2011 at 4:41 AM

    B*llsh*t !!,cant anyone else do the job? Or this is about an obssession?All we need by jan is another Mata-style winger and Essien back.

  2. Emma

    October 31, 2011 at 6:31 AM

    They should go for modric at least 40m is ok

  3. Emma

    October 31, 2011 at 6:35 AM

    chelsea should try david luiz in holding role he will be better there.

  4. Chimezie Chimeremeze

    November 26, 2011 at 8:41 AM

    chelsea should buy modric no matter the cost.buy him we need him in that midfield,with pato and torres up front.

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