Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has slapped a mammoth €750m price tag on World Cup Golden Ball winner and Inter target Luka Modric – but the figure could change dramatically should the Croatian decide he wants to leave, according to respected Italian journalist Gianluca Di Marzio.
The 32 year-old has been linked heavily with a switch to Italy, and is expected to hold crunch talks over his future with Perez upon his return to the club’s training camp this weekend, after his World Cup heroics with Croatia.
Real Madrid President Fiorentino Perez on Luka Modric rumours: “The only way Modric can leave is if someone pays €750m.
— Bolarinwa Olajide (@iambolar) August 2, 2018
According to Di Marzio (via Football Italia), there is a possibility that Modric could inform Perez he wants the move to go through and, given his excellent relationship with the Real chief, this could be enough to spark an agreement to allow Modric to join Inter for a more modest price than is currently being reported.
It is reported that
Inter hope Real Madrid’s interest in Milinkovic-Savic sees Modric swap Santiago Bernabeu for San Siro https://t.co/X2uDgxXVqf
— Standard Sport (@standardsport) August 3, 2018