Tag Archives: Luka Modric

New summer buys for Man U’s midfield?

Sir Alex Ferguson is continually refining the role of midfield general and who the manager will sign in this key area is the big question for the Premier League champions-elect. … At the start of the season many United followers looked at the central midfield department and felt concern. A potentially fatal lack of depth […]

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Tottenham – ADB’s Midfield Problems

With injuries piling up, Spurs’ 1-0 loss against the Latics has highlighted the midfield deficiencies in the Portuguese manager’s squad and the need for January reinforcements. Although Tottenham recruited the likes of Sigurdsson, Dempsey & Dembele in the summer, they were not able to fill the role of a pass-master after shipping out Luka Modric and […]

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The journey to Madrid – Luka Modric

  After initial plaudits that came his way, Luka Modric’s career at the Bernabéu seems to be off to a rocky start. He remained on the bench in the Champions League match at Ajax on Wednesday and is by no means certain to play in Sunday’s Clásico. But if Modric’s personal history is anything to […]

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Barca – Real: thinking of each other

” Both sides were playing without their most expensive signing of the summer – Luka Modric for Real, Alex Song for Barcelona. The precise role of each player is uncertain, but both are more naturally suited to the other side – Modric is a short passer that Barca would probably buy if they didn’t already […]

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What now for Spurs?

Finally, this summer’s most protracted transfer saga has come to an end. Spurs have announced that they had reached an agreement with Real Madrid over the transfer of Luka Modric. The fee has been quoted to be around £33 million, which ensures that Tottenham and AVB in particular have a significant amount of money to […]

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OPTA Data available for free

OPTA stats and rankings for finishing, passing, headers, creativity, dribbling are now available for free by singing up at the Manchester City website. Unleash the nerd inside! “Register your interest in this project and we will send you our OPTA data set for every ‘on the ball’ event for every Premier League player in every […]

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Modric on the brink

Andre Villas-Boas insists the Luka Modric transfer saga will not disrupt preparations for his first match in charge of Tottenham this weekend. Real Madrid are closing in on the signature of Modric after Villas-Boas revealed that talks with the Spanish champions regarding a deal for the playmaker are progressing well. The latest offer for the […]

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Premier League 2011/12 – Top creators & their positions

While we count down the days to the restart of regular football, sometimes it helps to pass time by looking at last season’s performances and wondering which players are going to provide the excitement in the upcoming EPL season. The people over at EPLIndex have done the hard work and come up with an intriguing […]

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