Modric ‘was not as good as’ Real target Eriksen at Spurs

Date published: Tuesday 20th March 2018 11:24

Luka Modric “was not as good as” Christian Eriksen during their respective Tottenham careers.

Eriksen has enjoyed a fine season in north London, scoring 11 goals and assisting ten in 38 appearances.

The 26-year-old has been one of Tottenham’s most consistent performers this season, and has attracted predictable interest from Barcelona and Real Madrid.

His national team manager, Denmark boss Åge Hareide, suggests that he could settle easily in Spain as he is better than Modric was.

“I think he is a type that can adapt to anything,” he told Ritzau, via Tipsbladet . “Give him a ball, then the ball will speak for him wherever he is. Christian is a type that just gets better from dealing with better football players.

“When looking at the players that play centrally for Real Madrid and Barcelona, ​​none of them are better than Christian.

“Luka Modric came from Tottenham to Real Madrid, and he was not as good as Christian.”

 

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