LUKA JOVIC reportedly wants to quit Real Madrid and return to Eintracht Frankfurt after a torrid year away.
Mundo Deportivo reports the 22-year-old is pushing for a move back to Frankfurt and an end to a nightmare 12 months in the Spanish capital.
Luka Jovic is looking to return to Eintracht FrankfurtCredit: Getty – Contributor
The Serbian striker has been given the Gareth Bale treatment by Zinedine Zidane at the Bernabeu.
Jovic started just FOUR LaLiga games last season as he was frozen out by the club’s French boss.
The young forward had enjoyed a prolific 2018-19 season with Frankfurt, slamming home 27 goals and seven assists in 48 games in all competitions.
His stock rose across the continent after some eye-catching displays in the Europa League.
Jovic bagged ten goals in just 14 games to help his side reach the semi-finals where they were knocked out by eventual winners Chelsea.
His scintillating form in front of goal convinced Los Blancos to fork out £53million for his services last summer.
But Jovic has struggled to live up to his big billing, mustering just two goals in 27 appearances in the famous white shirt.
And the report states he told the club last week he wants to return to Frankfurt where he was previously happy.
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Luka Jovic has been used sparingly by Real Madrid manager Zinedine ZidaneCredit: Getty Images – Getty
Jovic has also had off-field problems after being rapped for escaping Madrid during lockdown to return to his homeland.
Zidane has appeared reluctant to throw him into the action, even when chasing goals in games.
In the first match of the new league season, Zidane ignored Jovic as he made changes to try and break the stalemate against Real Sociedad, instead handing debuts to youth-team products Marvin and Arribas.
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