Luka Jovic: Embattled Real Madrid star declares interest to join Manchester United

Luka Jovic: Embattled Real Madrid star declares interest to join Manchester United

- Luka Jovic failed to impress yet again during Real Madrid’s 1-0 win over Real Valladolid

- The striker was replaced by Vinicius Junior who eventually scored the winner

- With Jovic linked with a move away from the club, Manchester United have been notified of the player’s interest

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Luka Jovic has indicated his interest in moving to the Premier League and has admitted he won’t mind a possibility of joining English giants Manchester United.

The Serbian striker has not been able to properly break into Madrid’s first team where Karim Benzema has been favoured under coach Zinedine Zidane.

Jovic was handed a start in Real Madrid’s game vs Real Valladolid, but the striker fialed to hit the back of the net and was substituted by Vinicius Junior in the 58th minute of the encounter.

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And in less than seven minutes of his appearance in the game, Vinicius scored the only goal to hand his side all precious three points at home.

Latest reports have it that Manchester United officials have been notified that Jovic wants to move to the Old Trafford.

It was earlier reported that Luka Jovic has been told to go in search for another club by Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane after the Serbian had a troubled first season with the Spanish giants.

Luka Jovic: Embattled Real Madrid star declares interest to join Manchester United
Luka Jovic wants a move to Premier League giants Manchester United. Photo Credit: Getty Images
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Spainish outlet AS claimed that the manager, in a meeting with the player, requested that he seeks a loan move elsewhere.

Recall that Jovic joined Los Blancos for €60million just before the start of the 2019/2020 campaign, he could only manage 2 goals in his 27 appearances for the Santiago Bernabeu outfit.

The Serbian has his first season with the club interrupted by four injuries as well as some off-pitch drama during the coronavirus break.

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With Zidane said to be the driving force behind Jovic's signing, the player was reportedly surprised when the coach told him go out on loan this season.

Meanwhile, earlier reported that Manchester United have reportedly released the sum of £65million up front as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side will make one last attempt to land £90million rated Jadon Sancho to Old Trafford.

The Borussia Dortmund winger had been on the radar of the Red Devils for some time now with reports that the German club is not willing to consider any figure less than £108m valuation for the England winger.

Dailymail are reporting that Manchester United will hope to lure the Bundesliga giants to sell the star for a figure totaling £90million once 'achievable add-ons' are accounted for.

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