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Luka Jovic Offered To Clubs After Breaking Real Madrid Quarantine Rules

Ryan Sidle

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Luka Jovic Offered To Clubs After Breaking Real Madrid Quarantine Rules

Real Madrid striker Luka Jovic looks likely to leave the club, whenever the transfer window opens, after he failed to follow the clubs rules over being in quarantine.

The La Liga giants were one of the first clubs hit seriously by the Covid-19 outbreak after the players had to go into quarantine when one of the club's basketball players tested positive for the virus.

However Jovic left isolation and flew home to Serbia, leading to him having to apologise for the club, and according to the Mirror those actions will lead to him leaving the club.

The paper reports that Real will offer Jovic out when the summer transfer window opens, with Spurs and Chelsea, who previously showed interest, amongst those he'll be offered to.

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Jovic has had to get used to sitting on the bench this season. Image: PA Images
Jovic has had to get used to sitting on the bench this season. Image: PA Images

The two London based Premier League sides were in the market for strikers back in January but neither side signed a forward.

Spurs lost both Harry Kane and Son Heung-min to injury, with questions over whether would return in time for the original end of the season, but Jose Mourinho only signed Gedson Fernandes and Steven Bergwijn in January.

Chelsea managed to get their transfer ban reduced, allowing them to sign players in the winter window, but failed to add anyone, even though Tammy Abraham's injury suggested they needed more back up upfront.

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Los Blancos did allow their players to return to their home countries during self isolation but Serbia put rules in place for those journeying from infected countries, which the former Frankfurt striker didn't stick to.

Even Prime minister Ana Brnabic criticised the forward, saying, "We have the negative example of our football stars who earn millions and have ignored the obligation to self-isolate."

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The 22-year-old impressed last season with 17 goals in 32 games in the Bundesliga and another 10 goals in 14 games in the Europa League as Frankfurt reached the semi-finals of the European competition.

He moved to the Bernabeu for €60 million last summer, as part of Zinedine Zidane's big transfer push that also included Eden Hazard, but the Serbian hasn't had the impact that was hoped for.

He's scored just two goals in all competitions in 24 games and Karim Benzema has continued to be the team's first choice striker.

It looks like form and Covid-19 will see his spell in Madrid cut very short.

Topics: Spurs, Football News, Chelsea, Transfer stories, Transfer rumours, Luka Jović, Coronavirus, Transfer news, Spain, Real Madrid, La Liga, Covid-19

Ryan Sidle
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