Official, Real Madrid Extends Luka Modric’s Contract
The announcement was made by Madrid on Wednesday (08/06/2022) evening WIB. Modric officially signed a contract extension with a duration of one year.
“Real Madrid CF and Luka Modrić have reached an agreement to extend the player’s contract until 30 June 2023.” This is the official statement from the Real Madrid side.
The contract against Modric itself actually ends in the summer of 2022. Previously there had been doubts about his future at the Santiago Bernabeu.
The Deal Has Been Made for a Long Time
Luka Modric has stated that he wants to continue to stay at Real Madrid. His intention was greeted positively by the club management.
In the end, in April 2022, Modric and Madrid held talks. The result was positive.
Real ready to extend Modric’s contract. They were satisfied with the performance of the Croatian midfielder.
In the end the two reached an agreement, but verbally. Modric then agreed to accept a one year contract extension at the Santiago Bernabeu.
Sign a contract after the Champions League final
However, Luka Modric has yet to sign his new contract. It was only after the Champions League final, Modric put black on white.
Modric himself did not appear fully in the final match against Liverpool. But he took part in bringing Madrid to victory over the Premier League representatives.
Madrid itself did not immediately announce the inauguration of Modric’s contract. They waited for the right time to do so.
Modric will retire at Madrid
Carlo Ancelotti had previously spoken about Luka Modric’s future, when he was widely linked with Juventus. He said Modric would stay and retire at Real Madrid.
“Modric will end his career at Real Madrid, and this is the desire of the club and also of Luka,” said Ancelotti, quoted by Sportsmole .
Modric has so far made 463 appearances for Real Madrid in all competitions. He contributed 31 goals and 73 assists.