Tottenham Hotspur signing Dani Ceballos would be ultimate revenge on Real Madrid

Daniel Ceballos of Real Madrid CF looks on during the Copa del Rey, Round of 32, Second Leg match between Real Madrid and Fuenlabrada at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on November 28, 2017 in...

Tottenham must pursue potential signing of Dani Ceballos.

Daniel Ceballos of Real Madrid CF looks on during the Copa del Rey, Round of 32, Second Leg match between Real Madrid and Fuenlabrada at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on November 28, 2017 in...

Tottenham Hotspur are reportedly still keen on signing Spanish midfielder Dani Ceballos, according to Calcio Mercato.

Ceballos has struggled for regular game time since his summer move from Real Betis, and his situation is understandably attracting interest from clubs in England and Italy.

Signing Ceballos would not only be a major coup for the club, but it would see them finally inflict revenge on Madrid for taking Luka Modric away from them.

Spurs sold Modric for £30 million in 2012, a fee which has gone onto look ridiculously cheap.

Real Madrid's Croatian midfielder Luka Modric passes the ball during the UEFA Champions League Group H football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Real Madrid at Wembley Stadium in London,...

Ceballos, 21, was signed by Real as a potential successor to the Croatian, with Spanish newspaper Marca reporting Madrid see Ceballas as the 'natural heir' to Modric.

If Real are then foolish enough to sell Ceballos after just a few months, Tottenham should snap their hand off and try to strike a deal.

Real Madrid's Spanish midfielder Dani Ceballos (R) vies for the ball with Apoel's Spanish midfielder Jesus Rueda (C) during the UEFA Champions League Group H match between Apoel FC and...

Just like how Modric has enjoyed the best years of his career in Madrid, Spurs would be acquiring Ceballos for the best years of his.

Ceballos has started only two La Liga games this season, plus just four substitute appearances, and has still managed to net twice.

January is the perfect time for Tottenham to put Madrid's commitment to the midfielder to the test.

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