Chelsea want Modric for €22m

Chelsea are willing to part with €22m to sign Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric, according to reports in the British Press.

The Sun claim that the west London club want the Croatia international to replace Frank Lampard when his contract expires at the end of the season.

And the tabloid believes that the Blues' owner Roman Abramovich will pay up to €22m to sign the 27-year-old.

Modric has been on the fringes of Jose Mourinho's side this season, playing a full 90 minutes just four times in the League.

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