Dear Mr. Modric

rupert miller

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Daniel Levy cannot hold a player to ransom if Modric want's leave then he should be allowed to go & the club should wish him all the best at his new club.
:rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl: how did a chelsea fan get in!
 

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I will be saddened if he goes because he is the kind of class player we need to achieve real success and his going would send out a message that we aren't in contention for the top four and European trophies.

He has been my favourite player since he joined Spurs and will be really difficult to replace. It wouldn't be impossible, we've won games without him when he's been out with injury, but we would most certainly miss him and would need someone of equal calibre.

It isn't just about money (if reported correctly) but he seems impatient for top flight football with a team winning medals and trophies which is understandable.

Loyalty and one-team footballers, sadly, are generally a thing of the past and it makes it increasingly tough to build and blend a team with players not being willing to stay long-term and work towards success.

Harry hasn't had long to build and has had some success, albeit limited, so far and I had hopes for this coming season that we would regain a place in the CL and do better. We can do it without Modric, but there's no doubt that it will be more of an uphill struggle if we don't replace him with someone as talented.

That won't be easy.
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rupert miller

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How do five years on The bench feel like?! Thats what er should have dine With Berba. We have to trade like they do in The NHL. Malouda and Drogba+ cash for Modders or sud off.
yeah we should have done that berba,it would have meant not being able to buy modric,bale,sandro,vdv cause we would have been broke!
 

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Daniel Levy cannot hold a player to ransom if Modric want's leave then he should be allowed to go & the club should wish him all the best at his new club.
Please tell me - who held a gun to his head when he signed the new contract last summer committing himself to the club for 6 years?
 

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A nice post, but I am afraid spud that you are in denial about the reality of the modern footballing world.

Unfortunately, loyalty doesn't count for shit.
You are so right. I gave up allowing my heart and soul to support the club after Robbie Keane went to Liverpool, I was 36 yrs old then (and my son, Robbie was 6 months old). If Robbie could go at that time then anyone can go at any time. I'm done with the years of heartbreak watching them go one at a time when we are trying to build something special. I went through a natural cycle and found myself a little detached at the end of it, but happier that my life does not evolve around a sport that is corrupt and unfair.

We should not allow ourselves to 'love' players as it only means we feel 'shit on' when they ask to move. Loyalty is a romantic notion that used to be part of football but no longer is. It all comes down to money and personal glory, and so the teams at the top stay there and will continue to until the game is changed, and we know FIFA will never change it as they are much of the problem. The fans are too divided to change things so I'm a bit pessimistic about the game and its future.

I'm still a major spurs supporter but something kicks in nowadays that stops me getting depressed at a bad loss or a story like this. Theres more to life. Why should we get upset about the team losing when we can't be sure they were even trying 100%? We have to go all out to get this stadium cos this will continue until we pay the same wages as the bigger boys. With that in mind, look at Arsenal now they have they're stadium and notice how all the big players there still end up demanding to leave as well? Building a stadium will only help us, but be aware that there is no cure for the cancer infesting football at this time. :evil:
 
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I'm still a major spurs supporter but something kicks in nowadays that stops me getting depressed at a bad loss or a story like this. Theres more to life. Why should we get upset about the team losing when we can't be sure they were even trying 100%? We have to go all out to get this stadium cos this will continue until we pay the same wages as the bigger boys. With that in mind, look at Arsenal now they have they're stadium and notice how all the big players there still end up demanding to leave as well? Building a stadium will only help us, but be aware that there is no cure for the cancer infesting football at this time. :evil:
Agreed.
 

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Spot on post 'Jenko', even if it is somewhat depressing.
Good article 'Spud', but maybe the hateful tirade against Chelsea was a bit unnecessary....
(If Spurs get knocked out of a competition I support Chelsea over non-London teams...especially Manchester United.)
 

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Good article 'Spud', but maybe the hateful tirade against Chelsea was a bit unnecessary....
(If Spurs get knocked out of a competition I support Chelsea over non-London teams...especially Manchester United.)
That wasn't a tirade Joe, that was mild observation. I might get into tirade mode if we were to sell him to those bastards, but I'm nowhere near it yet.
 

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Why waste so much breath? This is what the article says:

‘If somebody comes to the club and the offer is good for me and acceptable to them, then I want to leave,’

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/fo...lusive-I-want-join-Chelsea.html#ixzz1Pdlz8XgP

And Levy has said no offer will be acceptable. So... that means that.... Modric doesn't want to leave.

Simples, it seems to me like to many people are educated beyond the level of their intelligence nowadays, and rags like the Mail milk them for it.
 

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..... which, presumably is why he also reported to have said that he will not be putting in a transfer request.....
 

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Why waste so much breath? This is what the article says:

‘If somebody comes to the club and the offer is good for me and acceptable to them, then I want to leave,’

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/fo...lusive-I-want-join-Chelsea.html#ixzz1Pdlz8XgP

And Levy has said no offer will be acceptable. So... that means that.... Modric doesn't want to leave.

Simples, it seems to me like to many people are educated beyond the level of their intelligence nowadays, and rags like the Mail milk them for it.
Ironskull , I love your logical deduction !

You've got a great way with words "educated beyond the level of their intelligence" .

Brilliant .
 

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All the motivation he will need is for us to have an excellent season with the addition of some new, quality team-mates.
 

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Admire the sentiment Spud but when was the last time, or even the first time, that a club sued a newspaper for fabricating a story?

Most of them print absolute rubbish all day every day and not just on the Sports pages.

Did Modric seek out a journalist to unload his current attitude and feelings?
No he did not.
He was hassled on holiday and probably fed questions like:
'If a top club, based in London, who are regularly in the Champions' League offered to treble your wages would you consider the proposition?

'Er I might do, pass the sun tan lotion would you.

Relax and have a go at the papers not Luka,(he who can do no wrong) Modric

It might be a different story next year though when Barca come knocking.
 
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to be honest,if I were Modric,I would feel really frustrated.We completely ballsed up the best oportunity to take this club to the next level last season,by failing to attract a top draw striker.This alone caused us to miss out on CL football as the the clowns who played up front with the exception of VDV were hopeless.Our goalkeeper never covered himself in glory either.Anyone at stamford bridge who saw modric's reaction when gomez let another one though his legs will know how he feels as we as fans feel the same.It is now up to the club to go out and bring in the players ASAP !!! The chairman MUST act now or the more quality players will want to go.Too much energy has been expended on a stadium move to Stratford fans are ambivelent to at best and trying to sign Beckham.Get a grip Levy/redknapp and get your priorities right,whilst Luka has not done himself any favours,he is only thinking what a lot of us think.
 
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