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Higuain: Real Madrid players waiting for Tottenham's Modric

Real Madrid striker Gonzalo Higuain has backed their pursuit of Tottenham midfielder Luka Modric.

Real are believed to be Modric's first choice after he failed to force through a switch to Barclays Premier League rivals Chelsea last season.

"I saw Modric at Euro 2012 and also at Tottenham," Higuain told AS. "He is a player who loves the club and us. I wish to close the deal as quickly as possible if it is for the good of the team."

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