Luka Modric comments on whether he watches Tottenham games, praises two Spurs players

Luka Modric

Luka Modric has praised Tottenham duo Harry Kane and Dele Alli.

Former Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Luka Modric has told the Daily Mail that he still watches Spurs games - and praised England stars Dele Alli and Harry Kane.

Modric, 30, joined Spurs way back in 2008 having starred in his native Croatia with Dinamo Zagreb, and he became a fan favourite during his time at White Hart Lane.

With more than 150 appearances and 17 goals to his name, Modric became a star at Spurs before earning a huge move to Spanish giants Real Madrid back in the summer of 2012.

Now, Modric - who helped Real qualify for the Champions League with a 1-0 win over Manchester City on Wednesday night - has been discussing the current Tottenham team.

Tottenham have enjoyed a superb season under Mauricio Pochettino, and whilst their title bid came to an end with a 2-2 draw against Chelsea on Monday evening, it's still been a fantastic campaign at White Hart Lane.

Modric has now told the Daily Mail that he thinks Spurs have had a 'great season', and admitted that he watches Tottenham games whenever he can having built up such a love for the club during his four-year stay in North London.

Modric, who will feature for Croatia at this summer's European Championships in France, also praised Tottenham stars Dele Alli and Harry Kane, suggesting that both players will be key for England too having impressed so much in the Premier League.

"I think Spurs have had a great season. I think it is their best season for 30 years," said Modric. "I watch their games whenever my schedule at Real allows it. They are playing well and guys like Harry Kane deserve to see how they can do at a big international tournament."

"As a midfielder, I know all about Dele Alli of course. He is a good player and has a great future ahead of him. Spurs deserve congratulations for how they have built the team and it looks as though it will be to England’s advantage as well," he added.

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