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Real Madrid flop, Luka Jovic, set for Eintracht Frankfurt reunion

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Real Madrid are loaning striker Luca Jovic back to Eintracht Frankfurt having paid out 60 million euros to the Bundesliga club in order to secure the Serb’s services on a six-year contract in 2019.

Jovic’s temporary return ‘home’ was announced by Eintracht sporting director Fredi Bobic on Tuesday.

He told Sky television: “Luka Jovic is being loaned to us until the summer. We still have to sort out a couple of details like for example his medical.

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“If everything is in order, he will be back with us very soon.”

Jovic was high on Real’s shopping list after he had lit up the 2018/2019 Bundesliga season with 17 goals.

But the 23-year-old was unable to match the hopes Real had for him as he struggled to fit in alongside the club’s established striker Karim Benzema.

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He has started only three games this season, and come off the bench in two others, without scoring a goal.

He heads back to Germany with a tally of two goals and two assists in 32 games since his arrival in Spain, all competitions included.

Jovic rejoins a Frankfurt side that are ninth in the Bundesliga, with 23 points from 15 games.

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