After being dubbed as the worst signing of La Liga by Marca in January, Luka Modric has picked up his form and proved what a world class player he is.
Luka Modric, who was bought by Madrid on a fee in the region of 35m pounds, has only recently lived up to his price tag. A player who was constantly linked to a Premier League return after failing to adapt to life in Spain had a poor start to life in La Liga.
A complete midfielder who craves for possession doubled by rich Premier League experience, Luka seemed a perfect fit for Real Madrid. José Mourinho, who knew in August that his transfer kitty wouldn’t stretch more than 40m euros, told the board to get him Modric, with Lucas Moura now out of his price range.
Modric’s ability to play in the midfield two or behind the strikers was a plus point to go for the Croatian. But with only one goal in 33 appearances for Real Madrid , questions were asked about his ability to adapt to a new country, culture and a new league. There was even a ...