Real Madrid Signs New Striker
Spanish giants, Real Madrid have on Tuesday, completed the signing of 21-year old Luka Jovic from Eintracht Frankfurt on a six-year deal.
The highly rated Serbia international striker who has now moved to Madrid, cost around €70 million (£62m/$79m), Naija News understands.
Before joining Madrid, the striker had a goal return of 27 goals in 47 appearances for his former German employers last season which didn’t go unnoticed by several major European clubs.
A brief statement from Madrid’s official website on the capture of the player reads: “Real Madrid CF and Eintracht Frankfurt have agreed to the transfer of player Luka Jovic, pending a medical examination.
“The player will be tied to the club for the next six seasons, until June 30, 2025.”
— Real Madrid C.F. (@realmadrid) June 4, 2019
Speaking on the deal, Goal reports Frankfurt’s sporting director Fredi Bobic as saying: “Luka Jovic is a big loss for us.
“His explosiveness and scoring skills have spread throughout Europe and we’ve benefited not only from his goals over the past two years.
“But for us it was clear that there is a financial pain threshold.
“For Eintracht Frankfurt this is a good and important transfer. We wish Luka only the best for his future.
“He has the best qualifications for a great career. And we are proud that we were able to support him along the way.”