Report: Arsenal to rival Milan for €60m Real Madrid man amid doubts over 61-goal star

By Oliver Fisher -

AC Milan face competition from Premier League side Arsenal in the race to sign Real Madrid striker Luka Jovic, a report claims.

The Serbia international has struggled since his big-money €60million move to the Santiago Bernabeu from Eintracht Frankfurt last summer, leading to suggestions he could depart after just 12 months.

The Rossoneri have been strongly linked with a move for Jovic over the last couple of weeks amid rumours that a loan bid could be launched with an option or obligation to buy set at €50m.

The Sun confirms the aforementioned reports regarding Milan’s interest, adding that Arsenal are admirers of the striker who netted 27 goals in 48 games for Frankfurt last season.

With doubts over the future of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Mikel Arteta could launch a move for Jovic as he looks to replace the attacking firepower that the former Milan Primavera star provides (61 goals in 97 games as per Transfermarkt).

Jovic hit the headlines in March for breaking quarantine to fly to Serbia to visit his girlfriend, something ex-coach Dragoslav Stepanovic hounded him for, stating: “He is the only man who does 100 per cent to ruin his career.

“Jovic works against himself. He was lucky that Adi Hutter gave him a shot at Eintracht and then made the biggest transfer in Serbia’s history and went to Madrid. I can’t believe what the boy is doing to himself.”

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