Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric said he wants to stay at the LaLiga giants beyond his current contract.

Modric is contracted to Madrid until 2020 and the 33-year-old Ballon d'Or winner is happy at the Santiago Bernabeu as he eyes an extension.

"I have a year and a half left on my contract and I am calm, as that's a long time. My desire is to stay here for more time. I am as happy as I was on the first day," Modric told reporters after their game against Seville on Saturday.

Casemiro put Madrid ahead with a sensational long-range strike in the 78th minute before Modric - who was denied by the crossbar in the second half sealed victory in stoppage time.


The win saw Madrid leapfrog Sevilla into the third position, seven points behind leaders Barcelona and according to Modric, the team played well.

"I am very happy and think we played a great game. We are happy with our play and happy with the three points. We need to follow this path. Every player had a great game and our fans want to see us like this. We needed a match like this one to give some joy to ourselves and to the supporters. Personally, I feel good and have felt good for the past month and a half," he said.

The Croatian midfielder had been linked with a move to Serie A with Inter Milan said to have been interested in his services.