Previous
Everton
Crystal Palace
1
1
FT
Game Details
Real Sociedad
Real Betis
1
0
FT
Game Details
RB Leipzig
FC Augsburg
2
1
FT
Game Details
Stade Rennes
Guingamp
1
0
FT
Game Details
PEC Zwolle
ADO Den Haag
2
1
FT
Game Details
Houston Dynamo
New York City FC
0
2
FT
Game Details
Tijuana
Atlas
1
0
FT
Game Details
Next
ESPN FC  By ESPN staff

Mourinho asks Modric about move

Italian legend Alessandro Del Piero turned up at Real Madrid training in California.

Jose Mourinho told Croatian newspaper Sportske Novosti he attempted to persuade Luka Modric to return to the Premier League with Chelsea.

- Rigg: Real Madrid adjusting to new stars
- Lythell: Life in the old Drog yet

Modric, who played under Mourinho at Real Madrid, left Tottenham to move to La Liga in 2012 and came close to joining Chelsea before his departure for Spain.

Mourinho said: "I called Modric only privately but he doesn't want [to join] Chelsea.

"You know I really appreciate Luka Modric and his qualities. But he stays in Real Madrid."

Modric won the Champions League and Copa del Rey with Real Madrid last season and is expected to remain a key part of Carlo Ancelotti's plans this campaign despite the arrivals of Toni Kroos and James Rodriguez.

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.