Mateo Kovacic He detailed the reasons behind this Luka Modricsuccessful career before ChelseaUEFA Champions League quarter-final second leg match against real madrid Tuesday.
The Chelsea This was revealed by the midfielder Modric It was like the current real madrid The star of his trade in Kovacicmy favorite team, Dinamo Zagrebbefore joining Tottenham Hotspur.
“It’s hard to stop [Modric]” Kovacic He said during the pre-match press conference on Monday before Tuesday’s clash with real madrid.
“He’s a great player. I liked him as a kid when he was playing in my favorite team, Dinamo Zagreb.
“He has always been as good as he is now. As long as I’ve known him, he’s stayed at the same level, which is amazing. He loves football so much. He’s a professional. If he continues like this, I see him playing for [another] Three or four years.
“It was good and hard to play against him, but it’s never good to lose. I always prefer him to be in my team. This moment we are against each other and we are ready to show our best tomorrow to try and go through.”
The Croatian international continued to confirm this Chelsea He could still qualify for the semi-finals, despite losing 3-1 to real madrid The first leg match at Stamford Bridge.
“Of course we have chances [to advance] We are excited to show our best tomorrow.” Kovacic.
“We didn’t play our best game and the result was not good and the result was not good in the last game. There is hope and we are motivated to show our best. It will be a good match and we are looking forward to it.”