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La Liga News: 18 June 2016; Luka Modric Injures Thigh, Manchester United Want Raphael Varane

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Modric likely to miss Spain game | Football Espana
Modric’s substitution midway through the second half was considered the catalyst for Croatia losing their two-goal lead on the Czechs, and the Real Madrid midfielder has been advised to sit out his country’s final Group D game.

Diego Llorente and Marco Asensio fates a priority for Real Madrid - ESPN FC
Llorente made his debut for Real Madrid in Jose Mourinho's last game in charge, against Osasuna on June 1, 2013. It was no surprise when he was loaned last summer to Rayo, where the 22-year-old came of age in La Liga after more than 60 appearances for Castilla over the previous two seasons.

RUMOURS: Juventus want €160m for Pogba -
Any club wanting to sign Paul Pogba this summer will have to pay a world-record fee of €160 million, according to Marca. The France international has been linked with the likes of Manchester United and Barcelona, though Real Madrid have emerged as the frontrunners to prise him away from Juventus in recent weeks.

Manchester United transfer news: Zidane keen to keep Varane at Real Madrid -
Manchester United are reported to have rekindled an interest in Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane, but Goal understands Zinedine Zidane is unlikely to give him up without a fight. United were among a number of clubs following Varane’s progress as a youngster with Lens before his €10 million move to the Spanish capital in 2011.

Croatia full-back Sime Vrsaljko optimistic over Atletico Madrid deal - ESPN FC
It has been regularly reported in the Spanish media that Atletico are interested in signing Croatia international Vrsaljko to act as competition for current first-choice right-back Juanfran, and they are said to be willing to pay around €15 million.

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