We can all stop talking about the ‘new Luis Suarez’ signing for Liverpool this summer. Because Luka Jovic is now a Real Madrid player; it’s official.
As reported by the Guardian, Los Blancos have kicked started a much-needed rebuild with the £62 million signing of one of Europe’s most exciting young strikers.
A 21-year-old Serbian international, Jovic rattled home 27 goals in all competitions for Frankfurt during the 2018/19 campaign. It wasn’t just the amount of goals but the way they were scored that marked Jovic out as a truly spectacular talent however.
Headers, tap ins, perfectly placed penalties, stunning volleys; Jovic really does have it all. Serbia coach Mladen Kristajic even compared the former Benfica youngster to Liverpool legend Suarez in March, as reported by T Online.
But it’s clear now that Jovic will not be following in Suarez’s footsteps by honing his trade at Anfield. The newly-crowned Champions of Europe had been linked by Bild but Jovic instead will be tasked with filling a giant, Cristiano Ronaldo shaped void in Real Madrid’s attack.
And this has just darkened the mood of those otherwise jubilant Liverpool supporters.
What a signing for Real Madrid. I really wanted us to sign Luka Jovic. Outstanding talent— Shadab Monjur (@Shadab_LFC) June 4, 2019
Jovic to Madrid is official. Reckon he does well there, the kid is an ice cold finisher and he'll get plenty of chances.— N8 | LFC | 6 x (@grubbavitch) June 4, 2019
Will be looked at as a steal this time next season, going straight to the top— 6 (@_JackWilson1) June 4, 2019
Militao and Jovic already ffs Zidane’s building something else https://t.co/kRfh4q82Pn— ABSOLUTLEY MASSIVE CLUB (@JxmieLFC) June 4, 2019
€70m For Luka Jovic— Alcoholic Wizard ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ (@LfcRahul) June 4, 2019
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