Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric states that he “still has plenty of football in his legs” and is confident of signing a new deal at the Bernabeu.
Luka Modric has repeated his desire to see out the rest of his career at Real Madrid and has provided his full support to boss Zinedine Zidane
The Croatia international is due to run out contract at the Bernabeu at the end of the season and can go over a complimentary transfer from January.
Madrid are thought to have actually held back from opening talks with Modric over a new deal, regardless of rumoured interest from the likes of Inter Milan and Tottenham Hotspur.
Modric has formerly mentioned that he has no plans to move on next summer and, ahead of Madrid’ s Champions League conference with Inter on Wednesday, has worried that his top priority is to remain in the Spanish capital.
“I feel good, I feel strong, and I still have plenty of football in my legs and strengths to continue, but let’s see what happens in the future,” he informed press reporters. “A great deal of individuals are talking and inquire about my situation however let’s see what occurs.
” I’m calm. I just desire to assist the team like constantly. I have actually stated numerous times and I’ll state it once again, I’m very pleased at Madrid and I ‘d love to end my career here, however let’s see what occurs.
” Possibly you believed my response was a bit cold due to the fact that I have actually been asked numerous times and I have actually stated the very same response numeroustimes I feel good and I desire to stay at Madrid for as long as I feel I can assist theteam
“Who wouldn’t want to end their career at Real Madrid? But it depends on a lot of things. But there is no-one who’d be happier than me to continue at Real Madrid.”
Inquired About the future of Zidane, whose task has consistently been called into question during his second spell in charge, Modric offered his full assistance to the Frenchman.
“It’s not just recently we’ve defended the coach – we’ve always defended him since he came to Real Madrid,” he stated.
” Each time they ask us about him, the criticism he gets, naturally we’re with him. We have actually never ever questioned him. We have actually won numerous things together and we hope this continues in the future.
“It’s normal we defend our coach; it’s always been like that. We’ve won many things with him and I hope we continue to win things.”
Modric has been utilized 12 times by Madrid in all competitions this season and might play a part against Inter.