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

Sign up for our news alerts today!

Our editors' picks for the day's top news delivered to your inbox or phone.

Sign up for email alerts Sign up for mobile alerts
1
2 3 4 5 6
7

Submit your Tottenham player ratings

Latest Tottenham news

Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Andros Townsend celebrates England's equaliser (Photo by Valerio Pennicino/Getty Images)

Andros Townsend is looking forward to hearing what Paul Merson has to say for himself after he responded to jibes from the former Arsenal midfielder in the best way possible.

Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Nacer Chadli (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)

Tottenham winger Nacer Chadli is loving life under Mauricio Pochettino at White Hart Lane.

Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Andros Townsend celebrates with England and Tottenham team-mates Ryan Mason and Harry Kane (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Andros Townsend’s thunderous strike cancelled out Graziano Pelle’s opener as England grabbed a 1-1 draw in their friendly clash against Italy in Turin. Here, London24 Sport rate the players.

Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Palermo's Paulo Dybala has been linked with Arsenal and Chelsea (Photo by Tullio M. Puglia/Getty Images)

Today’s transfer news and gossip round-up features Arsenal, Chelsea, Tottenham, West Ham and QPR.

What is this?

Near You Now

Don't Miss...

Competitions

Vroom! You could be emmersed in the action at the MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship.

The MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship fires into Brands Hatch on 17/18/19 April for one of the most anticipated seasons in recent years as 39 riders are set for two fierce contests on the 1.2 mile Indy circuit.

Read more

Spurs Transfer News