Ex-Spurs man says Man Utd & Real Madrid target has no right to protest

16:07 23 July 2012

Tottenham

Tottenham's Luka Modric (right) hopes to leave the club this summer. Picture: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

PA Wire/Press Association Images

Transfer news: Paul Miller supports Spurs’ tough stance on unsettled midfielder Luka Modric

Paul Miller has labelled Tottenham’s Luka Modric “very unprofessional” for refusing to join his teammates on their pre-season USA tour, and backed Spurs’ stance over the wantaway Croatian.

Modric, who has been strongly linked with Real Madrid and Man Utd this summer, has been fined two weeks’ wages for his show of dissent, and now former Spurs defender Miller has leapt to his old club’s defence.

“It is very unprofessional - he is still getting highly paid every week,” Miller told talkSPORT.

“With Luka, it’s highly publicised Tottenham want thirty-odd million. If someone pays it, then great, he can go. If not, then he stays. It’s as simple as that.”

Related articles

Latest Stories from SNAP.PA

Bananas were given out to hungry journalists at the count by the Monster Raving Looney Party.

Read more

Ukip’s Mark Reckless took Rochester, but our analysis suggests there will again be a hung Parliament after next May, however well Ukip performs.

Read more

The Labour MP has resigned after posting a photo of a house draped with three Cross of St George flags on the day of the Rochester and Strood by-election.

Read more