Real Madrid have completed the signing of Luka Jovic from Eintracht Frankfurt

Real Madrid have completed the signing of Luka Jovic from Eintracht Frankfurt

Jovic will be leaving Eintracht Frankfurt after an incredibly successful season and the German club expressed their sadness that the Serbian was leaving the club.

But it is LaLiga rivals Madrid who have sealed a deal for Jovic, who has signed a five-year contract with Los Blancos as they look to rebuild under Zinedine Zidane.

While Barcelona did not end up pursuing a move, Real Madrid did launch the offensive over a reported €60 million deal.

He then moved to Eintracht, initially on loan, before a permanent deal was completed this year.

'But for us it was clear that there is a financial threshold.

In the Bundesliga, Jovic was on target with 17 goals, joint-third along with Kai Havertz of Bayer Leverkusen and Marco Reus of Borussia Dortmund. For Eintracht Frankfurt this is a good and important transfer.

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Commanding 21-year-old centre back Eder Militao has also joined the club for a fee of €50 million (£42.6m) from Porto and you can't help but suspect that Zidane's transfer business isn't done yet.

Real Madrid have confirmed the signing of Luka Jovic from Eintracht Frankfurt.

Frankfurt had loaned Jovic from Benfica for the past two seasons and due to a permanent signing clause in his contract were able to purchase the Serbian global for a fee believed to be around €7 million (£5.96m). We wish Luka all the best in the future. "And we are proud that we have supported him on his way".

The Frenchman has scored 30 goals in 52 games across all competitions this season, including 21 in La Liga, 18 more than his total for a year ago.

While the unveiling, presuming Jovic passes his medial, of one of Europe's hottest prospects will no doubt please the Bernabeu faithful, Madrid supporters are still eagerly anticipating the expected signing of Belgian forward Eden Hazard from Chelsea.