The Gunners are eager to revamp their squad when the switch window opens after a dreadful season, which may see them miss out on Champions League football for the second yr operating.
Arsene Wenger has lacked choices within the center this season. Aaron Ramsey and Jack Wilshere have been their solely constant performers, with Mesut Ozil continuously underneath hearth for his performances, Granit Xhaka beneath par and Santi Cazorla nonetheless sidelined.
The Spanish newspaper additionally claims Modric is trying to depart the Bernabeu ‘for a less demanding challenge’ earlier than he palms up his boots.
The 32-year-old Croatia worldwide was initially linked with a transfer to Italy, however now it’s claimed the Gunners are eager to convey the previous Spurs ace to the pink half of north London so as to add important high quality and expertise.
Arsenal are mentioned to be able to bid as much as €60m (£53m) to signal him, though it seems they’ll have competitors from different golf equipment round Europe.
Modric has been linked with an emotional return to Tottenham, though Premier League rivals Liverpool, who’ve money to splash following the £142m sale of Philippe Coutinho to Barcelona, are additionally mentioned to be monitoring the midfielder.
In the meantime, each Juventus and AC Milan have been linked with a powerful curiosity in Italy.