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Report: Wolves want Real Madrid striker Luka Jovic as Raul Jimenez replacement

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Report: Wolves want Real Madrid striker Luka Jovic as Raul Jimenez replacement

According to The Athletic, Wolves are keen on signing Real Madrid outcast, Luka Jovic, as Nuno Santo seeks a short-term replacement for Raul Jimenez.

Jimenez is expected to miss a period of time after his horror head injury a few weeks ago and Wolves are now in the market for a new striker when the window opens in a few days’ time.

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Jovic, then, has emerged as the key target for Nuno Santo, with the Serbian firmly out of favour in Madrid having struggled since completing a big-money move to the club from Eintracht Frankfurt.

The 23-year-old has only appeared four times in La Liga this season and is yet to score. A loan move for Jovic, then, could well be something he is open to in the winter.

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Prior to being at Madrid, he was known for being a lethal goalscorer. Indeed, he has five in just eleven games at international level, while he scored 27 the season before signing for Real while at Frankfurt.

Ideal signing if it can be done, Jovic remains a threat – TBR View

Just because you fail a bit at Real Madrid doesn’t mean you are a poor player and Jovic has so much to offer to the cause if he can get going.

 

Good in front of goal and with a useful turn of pace, he should slot nicely into the attack at Wolves while Jimenez recovers.

Nuno Santo is desperate for a focal point with Fabio Silva still young and adapting to the league. Jovic, it seems, could be the ideal signing for the short-term at least.

 

 

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