“Jovic to Madrid a real possibility”: Fredi Bobic, Frankfurt Sporting Director 0

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Amid links with both La Liga giants, Eintracht Frankfurt’s director addressed the forward’s future

Luka Jović leaving Eintracht Frankfurt for Real Madrid is a “real possibility”, according to sporting director Fredi Bobic.

Jovic has been linked with La Liga champions Barcelona, however, Spanish giants Madrid have reportedly emerged as favourites to sign the in-demand Eintracht star.

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Bayern Munich has also been linked with the forward, but the two La Liga powerhuses appear to be in pole position to battle it out for Jovic’s signature.

The 21-year-old Serbian striker has scored 25 goals in all competitions this season and his two-year loan from Benfica became permanent last week.

Amid the growing speculation over Jovic’s future, Eintracht director Bobic told ZDF: “There’s a real possibility that Jovic signs for Real Madrid.

“I hope and want him to stay here at Eintracht, but I’m also realistic and know that if a big club like Real Madrid want him then we haven’t got a chance of keeping him.”

Of Jovic’s 25 goals, 17 of those have come in the Bundesliga as Eintracht sit fourth in the standings – the final Champions League qualifying spot.
Jovic’s eight Europa League goals have also helped Eintracht reach the semi-finals, with Premier League side Chelsea awaiting in the last four.

In the league, Jovic and Eintracht are set to face Hertha Berlin this weekend.