Real Madrid are convinced they have a deal with Tottenham for midfielder Luka Modric. AS says terms have been struck between the two clubs and the only delay is now due to Spurs asking for time to find a replacement for the Croat.

The Modric transfer will be settled at €32 million plus bonuses based on appearances and success. Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy's last demand was for €38 million, but he appears now to have relented.

If the deal can be pulled off, it will be a coup for Real, which has seen PSG offer €45 million for Modric - only for the player to reject the move as he wanted to join the Madrid giants.

Spurs are now actively lining up a replacement for the midfielder ahead of Levy rubberstamping his sale.