By Ugochukwu Nwankwo – Sports Editor

 

Reliable sources have confirmed Real Madrid signing of Serbian professional footballer Luka Jovic for a speculated fee around £52.4 million [pounds]. He is to join the Los Blancos by July on a deal that ties him to Madrid until 2025.

The 21-year old formally plies his trade in Germany for Bundesliga side, Eintracht Frankfurt. He scored a whopping 10 goals in the Europa league which took them to the semifinals, only Olivia Giroud of Chelsea had more[11].

He’s also Frankfurt’s top scorer in the German league with 17 goals as he helped them to a 7th position finish.

Real Madrid are looking to bounce back from a disappointing season and are also seeking to secure the signings of Eden Hazard [Chelsea] and Ferlan Mendy [Lyon].

Zinedine Zidane, Coach of Real Madrid has made known his intention to revitalize the squad and completely offload some dead legs too.

Would Luka Jovic develop an interesting attacking partnership with Benzema?