‘They are real contenders’ – Modric believes Tottenham can win the Premier League

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Luka Modric believes Tottenham can win the Premier League
title, now they have resolved to keep their best players.

Man Utd’s £90m
problem

The Croatia international left Spurs to join Real Madrid in
2012 in a £30 million deal, following the likes of Dimitar
Berbatov and Michael Carrick in seeking a move away from White
Hart Lane.

Gareth Bale later joined Modric at the Santiago Bernabeu,
becoming the world’s most expensive player in the process, but
Mauricio Pochettino’s side have now taken steps to ensure that
their best players do not look to leave.

The likes of Hugo Lloris, Dele Alli, Harry Kane, Christian
Eriksen, Eric Dier and Mousa Dembele have all signed new
contracts in recent months, and Modric believes that the change
in mentality will lead Spurs to a league title sooner rather
than later.

“I think Tottenham are developing in the right direction, they
are doing well each year and getting better each year,” he told
Sky Sports.

“Now they are real contenders for the title, maybe not this
year, but if they keep going in the right direction, with a new
training ground and new stadium, the great support, they have
all the qualities around. Hopefully in the future they can win
the Premier League.

“Of course that is the key for each team, to keep your best
players. Now Tottenham have changed their politics a little bit
and they want to keep their best players.

“That’s one way to help you get to the top and win the Premier
League.”

Spurs are currently 10 points behind leaders Chelsea and face
Southampton in the Premier League on Sunday.

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