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Luka Modric

Midfielder     Real Madrid  La Liga


Nationality:  Croatia    

September 16, 2014    Luka Modric News

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Modric set up Gareth Bale's 30th minute goal during Real Madrid's 5-1 Champions League victory over FC Basel on Tuesday.

Modric doesn't get involved in the attack as much, but he does now have two assists in his last three club appearances. With so many goal scorers on the pitch with him, he should certainly fall into a fair number of assists this season despite playing a more holding role.

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Luka Modric: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

September 1, 2014

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Modric set up Gareth Bale's 11th minute goal during Real Madrid's 4-2 loss to Real Sociedad on Sunday.

Modric plays primarily as a holding midfielder, so he doesn't produce a ton a lot of goals, although he has been able to grab a few assists here and there, especially since he's surrounding by such incredible talent all over the pitch.

August 20, 2014

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Modric has signed a new contract with Real Madrid that will keep him with the club until 2018.

Modric has fit in seamlessly at the Bernabeu, but he doesn't offer too much fantasy value now that he's not operating as far forward on the pitch. The 28-year-old Croatian midfielder has already made 67 league appearances in two seasons with Real Madrid.

July 26, 2014

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Modric did not make the trip from Los Angeles to Oakland to face Inter Milan on Sunday in the Guinness International Champions Cup, Marca reports.

Modric will stay back and focus on fitness work, although there does not appear to be any injury that he is dealing with that will prohibit him from being ready for the start of La Liga.

June 17, 2014

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Modric (foot) is hoping to be fit when Croatia take on Cameroon on Tuesday, reports the BBC. Modric injured his foot in Croatia'a first match against Brazil, but scans revealed no significant damage.

Modric is key to Croatia's survival out of the group stage. However, his play does not lend itself to much fantasy success, as he has not scored in international play since September 6, 2011.

October 5, 2013

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Modric recorded an assist during Saturday's 3-2 win over Levante.

The assist was Modric's first of the season, as he's struggled to find a consistent role under Carlo Ancelotti. Due to the issues of getting on the pitch, Modric remains a speculative fantasy play.

August 10, 2013

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Modric has become a target of Manchester United after the club failed to land Barcelona's Cesc Fabregas, the Daily Mail reports.

Modric has had an incredibly difficult time at Real Madrid since he joined in a 33 million transfer from Tottenham. Nevertheless, the 27-year old isn't going to be given away, so United will likely have to come up with a bid around 25 million for his services.

June 10, 2013

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