Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson is refusing to meet Tottenham's asking price for Luka Modric.
The Sun says Modric was Fergusonâ€™s No 1 target and United were ready to bid Â£25m rising to Â£30m.
But Spurs have now quoted Â£40m for the Croatian and United will not pay that.
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