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Goal.com
How Real Madrid could line up against Dortmundthe best way to replace the Brazilian in defensive midfield, where Toni Kroos c
How Real Madrid could line up against Dortmund
Goal.com / Posted 14 hours ago
the best way to replace the Brazilian in defensive midfield, where Toni Kroos could be utilised in a deeper role alongside Luka Modric and the in-form James Rodriguez. Mateo Kovacic is another alternative in the holding role, while Zidane has to... Read more
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The World Game
Mourinho consoled Essien after teammates snubbed his party, claims bookhim but they simply were only concerned with themselves and had better things t
Mourinho consoled Essien after teammates snubbed his party, claims book
The World Game / Posted 23 hours ago
him but they simply were only concerned with themselves and had better things to do." The two players who attended were Luka Modric, and his former Chelsea teammate Ricardo Carvalho. Mourinho's time in charge of Madrid from 2010 until 2013 was... Read more
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The World Game
Mourinho consoled Essien because only two players attended his party, claims bookhim but they simply were only concerned with themselves and had better things t
Mourinho consoled Essien because only two players attended his party, claims book
The World Game / Posted yesterday
him but they simply were only concerned with themselves and had better things to do." The two players who attended were Luka Modric, and his former Chelsea teammate Ricardo Carvalho. Mourinho's time in charge of Madrid from 2010 until 2013 was... Read more
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The World Game
Mourinho consoled Essien because only 2 players attended his party, claims bookhim but they simply were only concerned with themselves and had better things t
Mourinho consoled Essien because only 2 players attended his party, claims book
The World Game / Posted yesterday
him but they simply were only concerned with themselves and had better things to do." The two players who attended were Luka Modric, and his former Chelsea teammate Ricardo Carvalho. Mourinho's time in charge of Madrid from 2010 until 2013 was... Read more
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Goal.com
Mourinho had to console Essien after deserted birthday party, book claimsThe Ghana international was left devastated when Ricardo Carvalho and Luka Modr
Mourinho had to console Essien after deserted birthday party, book claims
Goal.com / Posted yesterday
The Ghana international was left devastated when Ricardo Carvalho and Luka Modric were the only players to turn up to his birthday party A devastated Michael Essien had to be consoled by Jose Mourinho during his time at Real Madrid because... Read more
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caughtoffside
Tottenham ready to smash wage structure as 25-goal hero will become highest paid player in club history with new £120,000-a-week contracthave seen several of their top talents leave White Hart Lane for big moves over
Tottenham ready to smash wage structure as 25-goal hero will become highest paid player in club history with new £120,000-a-week contract
caughtoffside / Posted yesterday
have seen several of their top talents leave White Hart Lane for big moves over the years, with the likes of Gareth Bale, Luka Modric and Michael Carrick all departing at the peak of their powers in recent times. In turn, it’s no surprise that... Read more
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give me sport
Cristiano Ronaldo slammed for his reaction to Karim Benzema's goalhas made an impressive start to the season. Article continues below Zidane in
Cristiano Ronaldo slammed for his reaction to Karim Benzema's goal
give me sport / Posted 2 days ago
has made an impressive start to the season. Article continues below Zidane included superstars Ronaldo, Gareth Bale and Luka Modric in his starting line-up, but it was left to Karim Benzema to come off the bench to give Madrid a 2-1 lead in the... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Las Palmas vs. Real Madrid: Score and Reaction from 2016 La Liga MatchRonaldo nearly combined to hand their team the lead back, with Asensio caught o
Las Palmas vs. Real Madrid: Score and Reaction from 2016 La Liga Match
Bleacher Report / Posted 2 days ago
Ronaldo nearly combined to hand their team the lead back, with Asensio caught offside trying to score off another rebound. Luka Modric became more involved, forcing Viera to drop further back and defend. When the midfielder stayed down clutching... Read more
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Goal.com
Las Palmas vs Real Madrid LIVE CommentaryLivaja all get starts tonight. Zidane has made five changes to his side that d
Las Palmas vs Real Madrid LIVE Commentary
Goal.com / Posted 2 days ago
Livaja all get starts tonight. Zidane has made five changes to his side that drew in midweek. Daniel Carvajal, Nacho, Luka Modric, Marco Asensio and Alvaro Morata return to the fold. Marcelo misses out with a calf injury, while Mateo Kovacic... Read more
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vitalfootball co uk
Las Palmas v Real MadridHelder Lopes Real Madrid: 13. Kiko Casilla 2. Dani Carvajal 5. Raphael Vara
Las Palmas v Real Madrid
vitalfootball co uk / Posted 2 days ago
Helder Lopes Real Madrid: 13. Kiko Casilla 2. Dani Carvajal 5. Raphael Varane 4. Sergio Ramos 6. Nacho 19. Luka Modric 8. Toni Kroos 20. Marco Asensio 11. Gareth Bale 21. Alvaro Morata 7. Cristiano Ronaldo 1. Keylor Navas 9.... Read more
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Goal.com
Morata preferred to Benzema against Las Palmasat left-back, while Dani Carvajal comes in for Danilo on the opposite side. In
Morata preferred to Benzema against Las Palmas
Goal.com / Posted 2 days ago
at left-back, while Dani Carvajal comes in for Danilo on the opposite side. In midfield, Marco Asensio will play alongside Luka Modric and Toni Kroos, with James Rodriguez and Mateo Kovacic dropping to the bench. Real Madrid: Casilla; Carvajal,... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Tottenham set to reward ANOTHER star with long-term contract extensiona selling club, having previously been unable to hold onto their best players s
Tottenham set to reward ANOTHER star with long-term contract extension
Daily Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
a selling club, having previously been unable to hold onto their best players such as Michael Carrick, Dimitar Berbatov, Luka Modric and Gareth Bale. Ric TapiaSpurs were unable to keep hold of the likes of Gareth Bale Shaun BotterillManager... Read more
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ESPN.co.uk
Vertonghen to sign new Spurs dealto match the wages on offer elsewhere saw Spurs labelled a selling club before
Vertonghen to sign new Spurs deal
ESPN.co.uk / Posted 3 days ago
to match the wages on offer elsewhere saw Spurs labelled a selling club before Pochettino's arrival, and Gareth Bale and Luka Modric both forced through transfers to Real Madrid. Spurs faced no pressure to sell in the summer, however, despite... Read more
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The Ham&High Network
Pochettino wants Tottenham’s players to be ‘desperate’ to staybe convinced to remain at White Hart Lane. Spurs have lost important figures i
Pochettino wants Tottenham’s players to be ‘desperate’ to stay
The Ham&High Network / Posted 3 days ago
be convinced to remain at White Hart Lane. Spurs have lost important figures in the past but, since Gareth Bale followed Luka Modric to Real Madrid in 2013, there have been no high-profile departures. Instead, Tottenham’s players are queuing up... Read more
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HITC Sport
Tottenham learning from mistakes to build for the futureas though the board and Daniel Levy are learning from mistakes that were made i
Tottenham learning from mistakes to build for the future
HITC Sport / Posted 3 days ago
as though the board and Daniel Levy are learning from mistakes that were made in the past, such as letting the likes of Luka Modric and Gareth Bale leave the club, even if they went to one of the most glamorous and decorated clubs in the world... Read more
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HITC Sport
Newcastle United's XI of strangest signingsbreaking point with the boardroom chaos and stormed out, leaving Newcastle a ru
Newcastle United's XI of strangest signings
HITC Sport / Posted 3 days ago
breaking point with the boardroom chaos and stormed out, leaving Newcastle a rudderless ship. Keegan was reportedly after Luka Modric and Bastian Schweinsteiger at the time, while Gonzalez ending up making just two appearances for the club and is... Read more
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Goal.com
Casemiro could be as big a loss for Madrid as Messi for Barcelonaopted against signing a back-up in the summer transfer window. Against Espanyo
Casemiro could be as big a loss for Madrid as Messi for Barcelona
Goal.com / Posted 3 days ago
opted against signing a back-up in the summer transfer window. Against Espanyol, Zidane sent on Toni Kroos alongside Luka Modric and James Rodriguez, while Marco Asensio and Lucas Vazquez worked extremely hard to track back as Karim Benzema... Read more
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Super Sport
Barca will miss injured Messi - Zidanein balancing Madrid's midfield since Zidane took over as coach in January to ba
Barca will miss injured Messi - Zidane
Super Sport / Posted 3 days ago
in balancing Madrid's midfield since Zidane took over as coach in January to balance the more attacking roles enjoyed by Luka Modric and Toni Kroos. "There is no other player who plays like Case," added Zidane. "Hopefully the injuries aren't... Read more
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Goal.com
Las Palmas v Real Madrid Betting: Zidane's side can edge a high-scoring gamehis only goal in a Real Madrid shirt and Casemiro missed the midweek game again
Las Palmas v Real Madrid Betting: Zidane's side can edge a high-scoring game
Goal.com / Posted 3 days ago
his only goal in a Real Madrid shirt and Casemiro missed the midweek game against Villarreal along with the likes of Luka Modric. Zidane has been employing a policy of squad rotation and – with the side setting of for a crucial Champions... Read more
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sportsmole
Las Palmas vs. Real MadridBrazilian midfielder Casemiro will miss the match after suffering a fractured l
Las Palmas vs. Real Madrid
sportsmole / Posted 3 days ago
Brazilian midfielder Casemiro will miss the match after suffering a fractured leg against Villarreal, but Dani Carvajal and Luka Modric are both expected to return to the starting XI in Gran Canaria. Bale is still struggling to overcome a hip... Read more
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give me sport
Man United’s XI the last time Wayne Rooney was dropped for a big matchminute when referee Cuneyt Cakir showed Nani a harsh red card. Real Madrid, so
Man United’s XI the last time Wayne Rooney was dropped for a big match
give me sport / Posted 3 days ago
minute when referee Cuneyt Cakir showed Nani a harsh red card. Real Madrid, soon after, scored two goals - courtesy of Luka Modric and former red Cristiano Ronaldo - in three minutes. It was the end of the road for United in Europe that season... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Barcelona begin road trip without Messiset to deputise at left-back, whilst Toni Kroos is likely to drop into the deep
Barcelona begin road trip without Messi
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
set to deputise at left-back, whilst Toni Kroos is likely to drop into the deepest-lying midfield role to make way for Luka Modric to return. Las Palmas’s excellent start to the season was undone on Wednesday by a 4-1 thrashing at Real... Read more
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HITC Sport
Combined La Liga and Premier League top-10 ranked FIFA 17 starsthis summer has seen a potential power shift, with the likes of Paul Pogba and
Combined La Liga and Premier League top-10 ranked FIFA 17 stars
HITC Sport / Posted 3 days ago
this summer has seen a potential power shift, with the likes of Paul Pogba and Zlatan Ibrahimovic moving to England. =8) Luka Modric - 89 The Croatian is a class act and his FIFA 17 scores for passing (86) and dribbling (89) are evidence of... Read more
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Super Sport
Barca begin road trip without Messiset to deputise at left-back, while Toni Kroos is likely to drop into the deepe
Barca begin road trip without Messi
Super Sport / Posted 4 days ago
set to deputise at left-back, while Toni Kroos is likely to drop into the deepest-lying midfield role to make way for Luka Modric to return. Las Palmas's excellent start to the season was undone on Wednesday by a 4-1 thrashing at Real... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Real Madrid 1-1 Villarrealpictured greeting Fran Escriba, tried a new-look midfield With Casemiro out in
Real Madrid 1-1 Villarreal
Daily Mirror / Posted 5 days ago
pictured greeting Fran Escriba, tried a new-look midfield With Casemiro out injured, it was a risk to also rest Luka Modric with Villarreal coming to town. The Yellow Submarine shouldn't be underestimated, even if they look set to take... Read more
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Goal.com
Real Madrid vs Villarreal LIVE CommentaryPato, as Nicola Sansone leads the line on his own. Juame Costa is given a rest
Real Madrid vs Villarreal LIVE Commentary
Goal.com / Posted 5 days ago
Pato, as Nicola Sansone leads the line on his own. Juame Costa is given a rest as Jose Angel comes in at left-back. Luka Modric is rested, while Pepe and Casemiro recover from knocks, paving the way for Mateo Kovavic, Raphael Varane and Toni... Read more
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International Business Times
How Liverpool became the biggest selling club in Europeof Paul Pogba to Manchester United. Tottenham rank seventh having collected €3
How Liverpool became the biggest selling club in Europe
International Business Times / Posted 5 days ago
of Paul Pogba to Manchester United. Tottenham rank seventh having collected €369m from player sales including those of Luka Modric, Gareth Bale – both to Real Madrid – while Chelsea also make the top 10 having banked €358m from their shrewd... Read more
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International Business Times
Real Madrid vs Villarrealafter missing the Espanyol match through knocks. Pepe (knee) and Casemiro (conc
Real Madrid vs Villarreal
International Business Times / Posted 6 days ago
after missing the Espanyol match through knocks. Pepe (knee) and Casemiro (concussion) are both sidelined, while midfielder Luka Modric has been rested by Zinedine Zidane. Villarreal won their third straight match on the bounce as a Nicola Sansone... Read more
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Super Sport
Barca the benchmark for Atletico - SimeoneThat is what we want, but we haven't won anything," added the Frenchman. In th
Barca the benchmark for Atletico - Simeone
Super Sport / Posted 6 days ago
That is what we want, but we haven't won anything," added the Frenchman. In the absence of the injured Casemiro and rested Luka Modric, James Rodriguez is likely to be handed just his second start of the season in midfield after opening the scoring... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Barcelona the benchmark for Atletico, says SimeoneThat is what we want, but we haven't won anything," added the Frenchman. In th
Barcelona the benchmark for Atletico, says Simeone
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 6 days ago
That is what we want, but we haven't won anything," added the Frenchman. In the absence of the injured Casemiro and rested Luka Modric, James Rodriguez is likely to be handed just his second start of the season in midfield after opening the scoring... Read more
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This Is Futbol
Man United eye up £25m swoop for Rooney alternative?cameo from the bench against Real Sociedad so far this season, Isco is only a b
Man United eye up £25m swoop for Rooney alternative?
This Is Futbol / Posted 6 days ago
cameo from the bench against Real Sociedad so far this season, Isco is only a bit-part player under Zinedine Zidane with Luka Modric and Toni Kroos often selected as the Frenchman’s preferred central midfield duo. Scoring 15 goals in 99 La Liga... Read more
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International Business Times
Zidane plans Real Madrid rotation as Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale return for Villarreal clashhave been left out of the 19-man squad due to injury, along with long-term abse
Zidane plans Real Madrid rotation as Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale return for Villarreal clash
International Business Times / Posted 6 days ago
have been left out of the 19-man squad due to injury, along with long-term absentees Keylor Navas and Fabio Coentrao. Luka Modric and Mariano will also miss the midweek encounter, as the French boss continues the rotation of his squad. Los... Read more
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ESPN.co.uk
Macintosh: What's going on with Pogba?history of English football is full of imported superstars who endured uncertai
Macintosh: What's going on with Pogba?
ESPN.co.uk / Posted 6 days ago
history of English football is full of imported superstars who endured uncertain beginnings to life in the Premier League. Luka Modric arrived at Tottenham in 2008 and seemed far too small and frail to cope for the first six months. Then he found... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Carrick must prove Fergie wrong to become Man Utd's saviourand he had a really good end to the season last year. “If you look at the cent
Carrick must prove Fergie wrong to become Man Utd's saviour
Manchester Evening News / Posted 6 days ago
and he had a really good end to the season last year. “If you look at the central midfielders in the Premier League - (Luka) Modric, Yaya Toure and (Steven) Gerrard, depending on where you play him - he can match up against any of them in terms... Read more
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Football.co.uk
James Rodriguez reminds Zinedine Zidane of his class in Real Madrid's winreferee clearly believing that was where the ball had hit him. Toni Kroos, int
James Rodriguez reminds Zinedine Zidane of his class in Real Madrid's win
Football.co.uk / Posted 7 days ago
referee clearly believing that was where the ball had hit him. Toni Kroos, introduced for Casemiro in the 19th minute, and Luka Modric started to assert their quality on the game and Real had a goal disallowed after 38 minutes when Benzema was a... Read more
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Daily Mail
Espanyol 0-2 Real Madrid: Rodriguez and Benzema seal win for Realdifferent players and it's been 16 games in the league since they have done any
Espanyol 0-2 Real Madrid: Rodriguez and Benzema seal win for Real
Daily Mail / Posted 8 days ago
different players and it's been 16 games in the league since they have done anything other than win. Croatian midfielder Luka Modric attempts to take on Espanyol defender David Lopez in the La Liga clash Benzema scored a header in the first half... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Espanyol 0-2 Real Madrid83 games for the club. When Casemiro was taken off injured early in the first
Espanyol 0-2 Real Madrid
Daily Mirror / Posted 8 days ago
83 games for the club. When Casemiro was taken off injured early in the first half, Toni Kroos came on, playing alongside Luka Modric with James ahead as the No 10. This was Ancelotti’s preferred midfield and it certainly plays to the Colombian’s... Read more
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sportsmole
Benzema, James Rodriguez handed first startsabsence of Bale and Ronaldo, in what is expected to be a 4-3-3 formation, with
Benzema, James Rodriguez handed first starts
sportsmole / Posted 8 days ago
absence of Bale and Ronaldo, in what is expected to be a 4-3-3 formation, with Rodriguez dropping into midfield alongside Luka Modric. In terms of the hosts, Pape Diop comes into the side from last time out due to a suspension picked up by Javi... Read more
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sportsmole
Kessie, Rodriguez, Modricnews and speculation from across the footballing world. Sunday morning's headl
Kessie, Rodriguez, Modric
sportsmole / Posted 8 days ago
news and speculation from across the footballing world. Sunday morning's headlines: Paul Scholes wants Toni Kroos or Luka Modric at Manchester UnitedReal Madrid midfielders Toni Kroos and Luka Modric should be transfer targets for Manchester... Read more
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sportsmole
Kessie, Rodriguez, ScholesUK and Europe are making their moves in the transfer market. Sunday morning's
Kessie, Rodriguez, Scholes
sportsmole / Posted 8 days ago
UK and Europe are making their moves in the transfer market. Sunday morning's headlines: Paul Scholes wants Toni Kroos or Luka Modric at Manchester UnitedReal Madrid midfielders Toni Kroos and Luka Modric should be transfer targets for Manchester... Read more
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Goal.com
James time! Colombian can show his worth as Ronaldo & Bale miss outwith Karim Benzema or Morata - and both of the wingers want to play 90 minutes.
James time! Colombian can show his worth as Ronaldo & Bale miss out
Goal.com / Posted 9 days ago
with Karim Benzema or Morata - and both of the wingers want to play 90 minutes. And in midfield, the trio of Casemiro, Luka Modric and Toni Kroos is Zidane's preferred pick. James has less defensive discipline than those three and also others... Read more
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footballfancast
Tottenham summer target available again in Januaryschemer ended up staying at the Santiago Bernabeu. However, Isco has found him
Tottenham summer target available again in January
footballfancast / Posted 9 days ago
schemer ended up staying at the Santiago Bernabeu. However, Isco has found himself behind the likes of Toni Kroos, Luka Modric, Casemiro and James Rodriguez in the Madrid pecking order under Zinedine Zidane this season. Spurs ended up... Read more
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give me sport
Dirk Kuyt explains why Paul Pogba was screaming at teammates in Feyenoord lossfootball flop. Article continues below Paul Scholes said Jose Mourinho should
Dirk Kuyt explains why Paul Pogba was screaming at teammates in Feyenoord loss
give me sport / Posted 9 days ago
football flop. Article continues below Paul Scholes said Jose Mourinho should invest in another midfielder, citing Luka Modric or Toni Kroos, to complement Pogba in the middle of the pitch. But for £89m, he should be able to do everything... Read more
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sportsmole
Scholes wants Kroos or Modric at Unitedwhose former club have lost their last two games in all competitions, has claim
Scholes wants Kroos or Modric at United
sportsmole / Posted 9 days ago
whose former club have lost their last two games in all competitions, has claimed that Real Madrid duo Toni Kroos and Luka Modric are the type of players that Jose Mourinho should be looking to acquire. Kroos was reportedly close to joining... Read more
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Goal.com
Suker lauds Luka Modric as world's finest midfielderdisplays at the heart of the los Blancos' engine room Former Croatia striker D
Suker lauds Luka Modric as world's finest midfielder
Goal.com / Posted 9 days ago
displays at the heart of the los Blancos' engine room Former Croatia striker Davor Suker has hailed Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric as the best midfielder in the world. Suker, who starred for Madrid during his playing career, is now the... Read more
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soccernews
Suker lauds Modric as world´s finest midfielderFormer Croatia striker Davor Suker has hailed Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modri
Suker lauds Modric as world´s finest midfielder
soccernews / Posted 9 days ago
Former Croatia striker Davor Suker has hailed Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric as the best player in the world in his position. Suker, who starred for Madrid during a decorated playing career, is now the president of the Croatian Football... Read more
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Soccer Way
Suker lauds Modric as world´s finest midfielder Former Croatia striker Davor Suker has hailed Real Madrid midfielder Luka Mod
Suker lauds Modric as world´s finest midfielder
Soccer Way / Posted 9 days ago
Former Croatia striker Davor Suker has hailed Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric as the best player in the world in his position. Suker, who starred for Madrid during a decorated playing career, is... Read more
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Daily Mirror
PSG star wanted by Red Devils and Barcelona?know he's happy with his four players [signed in the transfer window] but I sti
PSG star wanted by Red Devils and Barcelona?
Daily Mirror / Posted 9 days ago
know he's happy with his four players [signed in the transfer window] but I still think they need that type of player. A Luka Modric or a Toni Kroos, and I think these players are available. Paul Pogba would be a lot better playing alongside... Read more
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Soccer Lens
Tottenham Hotpsur’s Champions League introduction and the Wembley factora rising force in English football and thanks in large to the work put in by Ha
Tottenham Hotpsur’s Champions League introduction and the Wembley factor
Soccer Lens / Posted 9 days ago
a rising force in English football and thanks in large to the work put in by Harry Redknapp. It also put Gareth Bale and Luka Modric on the big stage, with the pair’s reputation bolstered by starring in Europe. Dramatic wins over Italian giants... Read more
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International Business Times
Paul Scholes: Manchester United should sign Luka Modric or Toni Kroos to get best out of Paul PogbaPaul Scholes has urged Manchester United to sign either Luka Modric or Toni Kro
Paul Scholes: Manchester United should sign Luka Modric or Toni Kroos to get best out of Paul Pogba
International Business Times / Posted 10 days ago
Paul Scholes has urged Manchester United to sign either Luka Modric or Toni Kroos to get the best out of Paul Pogba at Old Trafford. The Red Devils re-signed the 23-year-old from Juventus for a world-record fee of £89m ($115m) in the summer transfer... Read more
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