Tottenham ace Modric hails impact of Everton striker Jelavic

Tottenham ace Luka Modric hailed Everton striker Nikica Jelavic for his performance in Croatia's Euros win over the Republic of Ireland.

Tottenham ace Luka Modric hailed Everton striker Nikica Jelavic for his performance in Croatia's Euros win over the Republic of Ireland.

Asked about the contribution of the in-form Jelavic, Modric was effusive in his praise.

He said: "He has brought his form to the national team. That is what we expected from him.

"Our team knows if he has a chance, he will score, and he showed that. Mandzukic as well played an amazing game. Overall, all the team, every player, was at a high level."

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