Luka Modric training in isolation

Luka Modric, Tottenham HotspurTottenham have made wantaway midfielder Luka Modric train by himself as his move to Real Madrid is ironed out, The Daily Mail report.

The Croatian playmaker has made it clear that he covets a move away from White Hart Lane this summer after the north London club failed to qualify for the Champions League for the second consecutive season.

The Spanish champions are eager to add Modric to their star-studded squad, but have yet to meet Tottenham’s valuation of £40 million.

As negotiations over a potential transfer continue, Andre Villas-Boas has made Modric train by himself as the Portuguese trainer looks to prepare his squad for the upcoming season without the star midfielder.

By Gareth McKnight