Benfica’s Luka Jovic Joins Eintracht Frankfurt On Two-year Loan Deal

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Eintracht Frankfurt have signed young Benfica forward Luka Jovic on a two-year loan deal.

The Bundesliga club have an option to buy the 19-year-old, who joined Benfica from Red Star Belgrade in 2016.

Luka Jovic, who progressed through the ranks at Red Star Belgrade’s academy, joined Benfica in February 2016 but mainly featured for the Portuguese club’s B team and made just one senior league appearance.

Renowned for being a wonderkid on Football Manager, Jovic is an exciting talent, with the 19-year-old having much time on his side to develop further.

Jovic told Frankfurt’s official website“The level in Portugal is not comparable to this. I feel a huge anticipation and am incredibly grateful that the concord allows me to take this step.

Frankfurt chairman Fredi Bobic said: “We are happy that this loan has come about and we hope Luka will be quickly acclimatised.”



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