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La Liga Rumours: Real Madrid eyeing a move for €70M-rated prime Barcelona target

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Modified 12 Apr 2019, 10:30 IST
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Real Madrid are keen to sign the Bundesliga ace

What's the rumour?

According to a fresh reports from Spanish media outlet, Marca, Real Madrid are eyeing a move for Bundesliga star Luka Jovic.

It is an open secret that Barcelona are also scouting Luka Jovic for a long time and Eintracht Frankfurt will wait for the offer of Catalan giants.

In case you didn't know...

With 25 goals and 7 assists in the Bundesliga, Jovic is one of the breakthrough talents of this season so far. The 21-year-old Serbian striker is one of the top goalscorers in the German league and he has proven his caliber against the toughest sides.

Known for his composure on the ball and efficiency in front of goal, the youngster's immense potential has drawn huge interest from clubs across Europe. The Serbian youngster is consistently scoring for Frankfurt and will be an asset if he keeps improving.

Jovic is currently on loan at Frankfurt from Benfica, with an option to buy for €12 million at the end of the season and Benfica will receive 20% of any future sale.

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The heart of the matter

Both the Spanish giants are looking for a top number nine as Luis Suarez and Karim Benzema are not getting any younger. Jovic will be ideal due to his impressive goalscoring abilities and he is the most popular choice among the Los Blancos hierarchy.

According to the report, Real Madrid have already made an approach by contacting the player's agent but Frankfurt will be listening to offers from the Catalan giants. Frankfurt and Real Madrid have a great relationship and the German side seems to be interested in Fabrica striker, Raul De Tomas.

All these factors point towards a potential move for Jovic more possible. The Bundesliga striker will cost around €70 million.

Rumour rating: 7/10

Marca is a reliable source when it comes to matters involving Real Madrid. It is an open secret that top clubs are in the market to secure Luka Jovic and the Serbian youngster will be an asset to any team.

What's next?

Frankfurt will play Augsburg before hosting Benfica in the Europa League.

Published 12 Apr 2019, 10:30 IST
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