Luka Modric extends his contract with Real Madrid until 2020

Luka Modric, who plays a key role both defensively and offensively, was a starter when the club recently won Champions League titles.

By: AP | Madrid | Published:October 18, 2016 6:05 pm
Luka Modric, Modric, Luka Modric Real Madrid, Modric Real Madrid, Real Madrid, Luka Modric Real madrid contract, Football news. Football Luka Modric has been with the Spanish club since transferring from Tottenham in 2012. (Source: Reuters)

Real Madrid says the contract of Luka Modric has been extended until June 2020.

The 31-year-old Croatia midfielder has been with the Spanish club since transferring from Tottenham in 2012, playing a key role both defensively and offensively.

He was a starter when Madrid won its most recent Champions League titles, in 2014 and last season.

Modric has been sidelined from recent matches because of a left-knee injury.

Tuesday’s announcement comes less than a week since Germany midfielder Toni Kroos had his contract extended to 2022.