12 Jul '11, 1am

Chelsea test Spurs' resolve with S$52m bid for Modric after suffering Essien blow (Today Online) #CFC

LONDON - Tottenham Hotspur are to reject an improved offer from Chelsea for their unsettled midfielder Luka Modric, who has stated his desire to leave White Hart Lane and move to south-west London this summer. The second bid, tabled on Monday night, would have been worth up to £27m (S$52.8m). Chelsea, who will be without Michael Essien for the majority of the forthcoming campaign after he underwent surgery to repair a ruptured anterior cruciate ligament and meniscus, had seen their opening £22m bid for Modric dismissed by Spurs last month. Tottenham manager Harry Redknapp described that opening offer as "a joke", and the club's hierarchy will be just as scornful about the improved proposal, which amounted to a basic £25m with further payment based on appearances and honours accrued. Tottenham, for now, remain insistent that the Croatian international is not available at an...

Full article: http://www.todayonline.com/Sports/EDC110712-0000068/Chels...

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