Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has revealed he wanted to sign up Luka Modric before he signed Cesc Fabregas.
The Blues boss revealed that he tried to lure the former Tottenham midfielder to Stamford Bridge before snapping up Cesc Fabregas from Barcelona.
As quoted on the Daily Star website, the Special One said: “I called Modric only privately but he doesn’t want [to join] Chelsea.
“You know I really appreciate Luka Modric and his qualities. But he stays in Real Madrid.”