Luka Modric of Real Madrid is in contact with Cristiano Ronaldo’s Al Nassr ahead of a potential move to the Saudi Pro League.
Modric reportedly traveled to Saudi Arabia last weekend to hold talks with the club as he looks to reunite with former Real Madrid teammate Ronaldo.
Reports by Arab outlet Al-Weeam stated that Al Nassr wants to bring the Croatian midfielder, who moved from Tottenham to Madrid in 2012 to the Middle east.
Luca Modric has developed himself as one of the best midfielders in the last decade, winning the Balon d’Or and 22 trophies with Real Madrid.
Modric’s contract at Real Madrid is set to end in the summer and no agreement have been reached so far.
The future of the midfielder at Santiago Bernabeu is still in question since his rumored potential transfer to the Scottish Premier League.
Well, reports have it that the 37-year-old is open to a reunion with C.Ronaldo even though he wants to end his career at the Santiago Bernabeu.
Now it is known that the Croatian player will meet with Al-Aalami in Saudi Arabia to discuss a prospective transfer.
Modric will negotiate with Al-Nassr as he seems ready to join the Riyadh-based club based on his willingness to travel to the nation.
Cristiano Ronaldo is currently earning £175million-a-year at Al-Nassr but Modric might not earn that much.
Luka Modric has enjoyed a massive success at Real Madrid winning 5 Champions League, three La Liga and Copa Del Rey.
Luka Modric is a Croatian professional footballer who plays for Real Madrid and Croatia national team. He was born on 9th September 1985.
Modric plays as a central midfielder but can also play as an attacking or defensive midfielder.
He is globally considered as one of the greatest midfielders of all time, and as the greatest ever Croatian footballer.
Luka Modric was born in Zadar and his childhood coincided with the the Croatian war of Independence which displaced his family.
He began his professional career in 2002, signed by Dinamo Zagreb at age 16 following his show of promise as a youth player for hometown club NK Zadar.
Modric ensured his development in Zagreb, before going on loan to Zrinjski Mostar and Inter Zaprešić.
He made his professional debut for Dinamo in 2005 and won three league titles and domestic cups. He was named the Prva HNL Player of the Year in 2007.
He moved to Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur in 2008 for a record fee of £16.5 million where he helped Spurs reach their first UEFA Champions League appearance in almost 50 years.
From Spurs, Modrić joined Real Madrid for a £30 million transfer fee in the summer of 2012.
At Real Madrid, Modric became a key player and helped Los Blancos win La Décima and was selected for the 2013–14 Champions League squad of the season.
Modric broke the internet in 2018 as he became the first Croatian player to win the UEFA Men’s Player of the Year Award, The Best FIFA Men’s Player and Ballon d’Or awards.
The feat saw Modric become the first player other than Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo to win the awards in more than a decade.
He received the Golden Foot award in 2019 for his personality and professional achievements.