Luka Modric will remain at Real Madrid through the summer of 2024 after signing of a new one-year contract. The Croatian midfielder, whose deal at the Bernabeu was about to expire, had been connected to a transfer to Saudi Arabia's Pro League.
Since joining Real from Tottenham in 2012, Modric, 37, has made 488 appearances and has collected three La Liga championships and five Champions League victories. While Croatia advanced to the World Cup final in 2018, he also won the Ballon d'Or. Modric tweeted, "Home Sweet Home," after learning of his new deal in the Spanish city.
He is still regarded as an important player for the 14-time European champions and has extended his contract with the club this summer, joining Toni Kroos, Dani Ceballos, and Nacho Fernandez. To provide more competition for spots in their midfield, Real already completed the highly publicised transfer of England international Jude Bellingham from Borussia Dortmund this summer.