Chelsea set to bid for Modric

London: Chelsea is set to make a third bid worth 30 million pounds for Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Luka Modric this week.

Tottenham have already rejected bids of 22 and 27 million pounds from Chelsea, a daily reports.

New Blues chief Andre Villas-Boas has already spoken with Stamford Bridge chief executive Ron Gourlay about new signings.

When asked about Modric, Gourlay said: “I don’t like talking about players from other clubs. But that’s something we’ll look at during the week and we’ll take it from there.”

“We really need to sit down with Andre and talk this through,” he added.

Modric had signed a six-year contract at Tottenham last year, but is desperate to join Chelsea and has submitted a formal transfer request.