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Luka Modric’s poor season secured his Real Madrid future

Luka Modric

That is the opinion of Milan (opens in new tab) chief football officer Zvonimir Boban, who conceded that the Ballon d’Or winner was a difficult target for the Serie A side.

"Luka is a great Milanese player," former Croatian international Boban told Sky Sport Italia. (opens in new tab)

"He's a great player but it's difficult to sign him. He didn't want to leave Madrid (opens in new tab) after a bad season."

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Alasdair Mackenzie is a freelance journalist based in Rome, and a FourFourTwo contributor since 2015. When not pulling on the FFT shirt, he can be found at Reuters, The Times and the i. An Italophile since growing up on a diet of Football Italia on Channel 4, he now counts himself among thousands of fans sharing a passion for Ross County and Lazio.