Van der Vaart admits speaking with Spurs pal Modric about Real Madrid life
Van der Vaart also revealed that he has spoken to Modric regarding Real's interest and remains hopeful that the situation can be resolved.
The Dutchman said in AS: "I went to Luka's house and spoke to him after training. I told him what happened to me when I wanted to sign for Real [from Hamburg].
"I've been one of the closest people to Modric in the dressing room and I feel for him. It is a difficult situation.
"The chairman is angry, but Luka is very upset with what is happening. I think everything will be fixed in three or four days."