Luka Modric, celebrating a goal


The unknowns of Luka Modric facing the Classic

Published:12/12/2019 - 14:00h

Updated:12/12/2019 - 14:00h

Luka Modric won the Golden Ball in 2018, but this season is costing him a place in the team. Its ownership in the Classic is in doubt

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Luka Modric Carries a lot of years being a key player in the Real Madrid but, since it won the Balloon of Gold in 2018, his performance has not gone back to be the same. To his 34 years did not have a good start of season and cost him do with a gap in the team, although in the last meetings yes is beginning to remember to that footballer that marvelled.

The Croat is one of the big incógnitas of face to the Classical against the FC Barcelona that will contest in less than a week in the Camp Nou regarding his presence in the eleven. It is necessary to take into account that Casemiro, Toni Kroos and Fede Valverde have a fixed place in the centre of the field of face to the duel in front of the culés, and the last square would contest it to him Isco Alarcón and the own Modric.

It does some weeks, seemed evident that the previous Balloon of Gold was not to the level of before and that had lost the place in the alignments. However, Modric is having big performances in the last parties, something that could catapult him to the titularity. With 34 years and a formidable talent in his boots, aims to the Camp Nou.

In fact, it is necessary to take into account that Zinedine Zidane is alternating this season the diagrams of 4-3-3 and 4-4-2. In the Camp Nou, because of the drops by injury and to the fact to try hamper the circulation of the Barcelona, the bet seems clear by the four midfield players, and is here where Modric would have his opportunity to open step at the side of Casemiro, Valverde and Kroos.

Modric, with many win

After the last party of the phase of groups of the Champions League, Luka Modric showed with win of encarar what subtracts of 2019, with a hard calendar by in front. "Now we have a very important week with Valencia, Barça and Athletic. We want to finish the strong year as we are doing lately. We are with a lot of confidence and want to follow like this", said.

The Croat expressed his happiness for having annotated a goal, something that is repeating in the last parties and that is showing that his state of form has improved with regard to the of weeks backwards. "Always beautiful mark a goal, have been able to mark today and am very happy", sentenced.

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