The 26-year-old Croatian midfielder has been consistently linked with Real Madrid ever since his Euro 2012 campaign. However, Modric has been linked to many other clubs, including the up and coming French team PSG, as well as Manchester United, who desperately need a player to control the midfield.
However, the hefty price tag of €45 million reportedly set by the Spurs has caused many teams to shy away as such high profile signings have notably failed recently. For example, Andy Carroll and Fernando Torres have not played to the caliber of their transfer fees.
Real Madrid have not signed anyone yet this year, and knowing President Florentino Perez, an expensive, notorious "galactico" signing has been long overdue. Obviously, with the apparent risks coming with Modric, many madridistas are vehemently against his signing.
Here are three different arguments in favor of his signing—in order of increasing importance!