No Real Madrid contact over Luka Jovic, says Eintracht Frankfurt sporting director Fredi Bobic

Luka Jovic
Image: Luka Jovic completed a permanent move to Eintracht Frankfurt in April

Eintracht Frankfurt sporting director Fredi Bobic insists there has been no contact from Real Madrid amid reports they have agreed to sign Luka Jovic.

Spanish newspaper AS reported Real had agreed a €60m fee for the Serb striker, who has scored 26 goals in 44 games for Frankfurt this season.

However Bobic maintains that is not the case, telling ESPN FC: "There has been no contact with Real Madrid.

Frankfurt's Serbian forward Luka Jovic celebrates scoring the opening goal during the UEFA Europa League semi-final first leg football match Eintracht Frankfurt v Chelsea in Frankfurt am Main, western Germany on May 2, 2019. (Photo by Daniel ROLAND / AFP)
Image: Jovic scored against Chelsea in the Europa League this week, his ninth goal in 13 games in the competition this season

"For once, I don't have to use a white lie, they really haven't been in touch yet. I know them very well."

Frankfurt signed Jovic on a permanent deal just last month, exercising an option in his two-year loan deal from Benfica.

Also See:

The 21-year-old added to his burgeoning reputation on Thursday when he scored the opening goal in Frankfurt's 1-1 draw with Chelsea in their Europa League semi-final first leg.

Play Super 6

Play Super 6

Predict 6 correct scores for your chance to win £250K.

Around Sky