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Arsenal are being linked with a surprise move for Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric.
The 31 year old playmaker has been one of Madrid’s best players since swapping White Hart Lane for the Bernabeu in 2012 but he is being linked with a surprise move back to the Premier League.
He is currently regarded as one of the best centre midfielder’s in world football, having played crucial roles in Madrid last two Champions League triumph.
Despite his importance to the Spanish side, Diaro Gol via The Daily Cannon suggest he could return to England this summer.
The report claims the midfielder has plenty of suitors across Europe and Arsenal alongside Chelsea, Bayern Munich, PSG are all mentioned as the clubs keen on the Croatia international.
The report added that Madrid president Fiorentino Perez is keen on signing some young players, in a bid to rejuvenate an aging squad, so could be open to selling Modric as he knows the midfielder’s stock is still high and can still make a profit on the £30m they paid to sign him five years ago.
Madrid will attempt to get as much as £40m, which wouldn’t be a bad price for a midfielder who is still regarded as world class. The midfielder’s playing style will make him a perfect fit for Arsenal but his ability to stay fit could be a cause of concern. There is a sign that age has begun to catch up with him, having sustained a number of harmstring and muscular problems in the last couple of years but his quality remains undoubted.