Originally posted on Fox Soccer  |  Last updated 12/22/11
Tottenham manager Harry Redknapp is confident that Luka Modric will not push for a move to Chelsea next month and is adamant that the playmaker is not for sale at any price. Modric was the focus of a summer-long battle between Tottenham and Chelsea, who made at least three offers for the player - the last one reported to be worth £40million. The Croatian infuriated the White Hart Lane faithful by publicly declaring he wanted to leave for the club's London rivals, but Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy refused to budge, and the 26-year-old remained. Although Chelsea have struggled under Andre Villas-Boas this term, dropping to fourth owing to erratic form, the Blues can still offer the midfielder Champions League football and a huge pay rise that would see the player treble his wages. Redknapp admits talk of a move to the Blues distracted the player this summer - a fact that became apparent when he pleaded with the Spurs boss not to play him against Manchester City in August. The 64...
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