Tottenham boss Andre Villas-Boas has hinted at interest of a swap deal with Real Madrid for Luka Modric. AVB admits the club is upset with Modric for going AWOL from their USA tour party yesterday.

Speaking with an AS reporter, he asked about the situation of Lassana Diarra, plus another name: "So (Ricardo) Carvalho will leave for good?"

AVB also asked after Nuri Sahin: "It's funny, with the great season he did in the Bundesliga before signing for Madrid ..."