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Modric denies Al-Nassr recent off Ronaldo deal

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With the opening of the winter switch window on Jan. 1, there’s loads of gossip swirling about who’s transferring the place. Switch Speak brings you all the most recent buzz on rumours, comings, goings and, after all, accomplished offers!

TOP STORY: Al-Nassr cannot persuade Luka Modric to affix former Actual Madrid teammate Cristiano Ronaldo

Saudi membership Al-Nassr made headlines once they signed Cristiano Ronaldo for the most costly contract in historical past, and it seems they don’t seem to be stopping there as they search so as to add extra huge names. One participant who will not be becoming a member of, nonetheless, is Luka Modric, as Al-Nassr have failed of their makes an attempt to signal Modric and reunite him with Ronaldo, his former Actual Madrid teammate.

That is in response to Spanish outlet Marca, who report that the 37-year-old Croatian midfielder has turned down a profitable supply to affix Ronaldo in Saudi Arabia to spend one other season at Actual Madrid. Modric and Ronaldo beforehand performed collectively for six years on the Bernabeu Stadium.

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Modric, who regardless of his age starred for Croatia as they completed third on the World Cup in Qatar, is on Al-Nassr’s want checklist alongside different gamers together with Sergio Ramos. Nevertheless, Modric is not prepared to depart Los Blancos, and reportedly as an alternative needs to remain within the Spanish capital for at the least yet one more season.

Modric led Croatia to a third-place end on the World Cup final month and he continues to play a outstanding position for Actual Madrid, so when he is able to depart Los Blancos, he’s positive to have loads of choices. Modric reportedly has additionally had affords from MLS, however he believes he can nonetheless play on the highest stage in LaLiga for one more season.

Ronaldo, for his half, was reportedly met with lukewarm curiosity from high European golf equipment after his exit from Manchester United earlier than the World Cup, with golf equipment reportedly postpone by his media marketing campaign in opposition to the membership and supervisor Erik ten Hag.



Mark Ogden feels Cristiano Ronaldo’s transfer to Saudi Arabian membership Al-Nassr is a tragic ending to his soccer profession.


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