Chelsea make £40m bid for Spurs star

The Sunday Mail reports that Abramovich is ready to test Spurs chairman Daniel Levy’s determination to keep the Croatian midfielder at the club.

Levy has previously rejected offers of £22million and £27million for the highly-rated midfielder.

Spurs are reportedly ready to offer Modric a new deal that will see the 25-year-old earn £85,000-per-week, an rise of £20,000-per-week on his current six-year deal with the club.