Jovic to Madrid a 'real possibility' – Eintracht director

Amid links with LaLiga giants Real Madrid and Barcelona, Eintracht Frankfurt director Fredi Bobic addressed Luka Jovic's future.

Eintracht Frankfurt star Luka Jovic has been linked with LaLiga champion Barcelona and Real Madrid.   -  Bongarts

Luka Jovic leaving Eintracht Frankfurt for Real Madrid is a "real possibility, according to sporting director Fredi Bobic.

Jovic has been linked with LaLiga champion Barcelona, however, Spanish giant Madrid has reportedly emerged as favourite to sign the in-demand Eintracht star.

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

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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 sits 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.

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