Luka Modric says now will not be the time to debate his future as Actual Madrid put together for an enormous Champions League showdown with Paris Saint-Germain.
Modric’s contract expires on the finish of June however the Croatia captain has expressed his need to remain at Santiago Bernabeu.
Madrid might be relying on the midfield maestro to tug the strings after they try to beat a 1-0 deficit and attain the Champions League quarter-finals with dwelling benefit on Wednesday.
The playmaker says he’s in no rush to agree phrases on a brand new deal.
“i don’t actually wish to speak about this now, there are extra essential issues forward like Wednesday’s recreation,” he mentioned.
“It’s a enormous recreation for the membership on Wednesday night time and that i’m solely specializing in that match.”
Modric believes the LaLiga leaders have a terrific probability of advancing on the again of a 4-1 thrashing of Actual Sociedad on Saturday.
He mentioned: “Each recreation is totally different. The essential factor is that we exit and attempt to do what the coach asks of us.
“An important factor is that we go on the market and present the character, good power and aggression that we produced in opposition to Actual Sociedad.
“If we handle to try this, we’ll be in with an excellent probability of getting by way of the tie. We’ll have to present our all.”
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Los Blancos might be with out suspended midfielder Casemiro however Toni Kroos has returned to coaching after lacking the resounding win over Sociedad on account of a hamstring damage.
Modric says Casemiro might be missed, however Madrid don’t have any scarcity of high quality choices to interchange him.
He added: “Casemiro’s absence is a disgrace as a result of everyone knows precisely what he brings to our system, however we’ve acquired different gamers who’re able to performing properly, akin to [Federico] Valverde and [Eduardo] Camavinga.
“I hope that Kroos is concerned and I’ll should do exactly what I at all times do and provides that little bit further to cowl the job that Casemiro does as he gained’t be concerned.
“We’re all going to have to present a bit extra, significantly on the defensive facet of the sport. I’m sure that whoever performs tomorrow will exit and carry out properly.”