Luka Modric has signed a one-year contract extension with Real Madrid, which will keep him at the club until the end of June 2022, according to the club’s official website.
The 35-year-old Croatian will now complete ten years at the club he joined from Tottenham Hotspur in 2012, scoring 28 goals in 391 appearances.
Modric, despite his age, was a key player for Real Madrid in the just-ended season, scoring six goals (his season high) and providing four assists in 48 appearances.
“Joining Real Madrid was a dream come true for me. I’ll never forget how difficult it was to get here, and I was determined to succeed no matter what “In declarations on Real Madrid TV, Modric said.
“I’m very proud to have signed a new contract because it means I’ll be here for the next ten years, which is something I never expected when I first came here because it’s a very demanding environment. Everyone wants to play here, and I’ll be here for the next ten years “the midfielder added.
Despite the fact that Real Madrid has agreed to a new contract, there is still no word on the future of captain Sergio Ramos, whose contract expires at the end of June and who appears to be on his way out, with Paris Saint-Germain a possible destination.