Chelsea and Barcelona are keen on signing Luka Jovic from Eintracht Frankfurt according to SPORT. The striker is also being chased by Real Madrid and Manchester City while Bayern Munich
The Polish striker is on loan at the Bundesliga side from Benfica but they have an option to buy him for just €6M. The German side are set to activate that clause and signing him on a permanent deal.
However, they are aware of the interest from European giants in him and are ready to cash-in. SPORT report that Frankfurt have put a €46M (£39M) price tag on him – 7x what they will be paying for Benfica.
Barcelona have already been in contact with the player as per the report and have been scouting him as well. Gianluca Di Marzio caught Eric Abidal, Pep Segura and Ramon Planes at the San Siro where Jovic scored the winner vs Inter Milan.
Chelsea still have to get clearance from CAS before they can sign a play this summer as FIFA have handed them a 2-window ban for signing youngsters. The Blues are confident of getting the ban postpone and reduced and are thus actively working on transfer targets.
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SPORT are a very reliable source and making a huge profit on selling Jovic after signing him for €6m seems like great business.