Liverpool determined to sign 23-year-old UCL winning midfielder

April 26, 2018

Manchester United and Liverpool reportedly considering a summer move for Real Madrid midfielder Mateo Kovacic.

Croatia international midfielder has found first-team minutes at the Bernabeu hard to come by this campaign, playing just 171 minutes in the Spanish top-tier.

The 23-year-old midfielder who has made move to Real Madrid in 2015 from Serie A giants Inter Milan, has only played in 17 games in all competitions this campaign and is believed to be considering of leaving the Santiago Bernabeu in the summer.

According to Spanish outlet AS, Liverpool and Manchester United are closely monitoring the Croatian’s situation at Real Madrid.

The report, however, also claims that the Los Blancos are not believed to be willing to sell Croatian midfielder at any price, although the player is rumoured to be pining for a move away.

Kovacic has made 90 appearances for Real Madrid, scoring three goals and claiming seven assists in the process.

Meanwhile, another Real Madrid rising star Marco Asensio has been rumoured with a switch to Premier League with Tottenham Hotspur, Man Utd and Chelsea have all keeping tabs on his signature.