Actual Madrid prolonged Luka Modric’s contract on Monday, preserving the veteran midfielder for an additional season.
Madrid agreed to increase the contract of the 37-year-old Croatian till the tip of the 2023-24 marketing campaign, identical to it did with Toni Kroos final week.
The strikes permit Madrid to maintain two of its most skilled gamers in a midfield that will probably be refreshed by the current signing of 19-year-old Jude Bellingham from Borussia Dortmund.
The Spanish membership additionally has Eduardo Camavinga, Federico Valverde, Aurélien Tchouaméni and Dani Ceballos within the midfield. Ceballos additionally had his contract prolonged not too long ago.
Modric will probably be taking part in his twelfth season with Madrid. He has made 488 appearances with the membership and gained 23 titles, together with 5 Champions Leagues and three Spanish leagues. He gained the Ballon d’Or and FIFA’s The Finest awards for participant of the yr in 2018.
“Home Sweet Home,” Modric wrote on Twitter.
The 33-year-old Kroos will start his tenth season with Madrid.
The membership additionally not too long ago prolonged the contract of defender Nacho Fernández, and boosted its assault with the mortgage of Spain striker Joselu from Espanyol. Not returning subsequent season are forwards Karim Benzema, Marco Asensio, Eden Hazard and Mariano Díaz.
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