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Chelsea join Luka Jovic race?

Chelsea join Luka Jovic race?
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Chelsea join Leicester City in the race for out-of-favour Real Madrid striker Luka Jovic, according to a report.

Chelsea are reportedly weighing up a move for Real Madrid striker Luka Jovic during the summer transfer window.

The Serbian has struggled to make a name for himself during his maiden campaign at the Bernabeu and has been restricted to just 16 appearances in La Liga this term.

Having notched up only two goals in that time, Madrid are understood to be open to offers for Jovic, despite them having signed the former Eintracht Frankfurt man just last summer for £54m.

Leicester City are supposedly looking to strike a deal for the Serbian frontman, and according to Mundo Deportivo, Chelsea are also eyeing up a swoop as they looking to bolster their frontline ahead of the 2020-21 campaign.

However, the report suggests that the Premier League clubs would face stiff competition from Italy for Jovic's signature, with AC Milan, Juventus, Inter Milan and Napoli all rumoured to be keeping a close eye on developments.

Jovic was forced to miss out Real Madrid's recent victory over Deportivo Alaves after allegedly coming into close contact with a friend who tested positive for COVID-19.

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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
CLiverpool38323385335299
2Manchester CityMan City382639102356781
3Manchester UnitedMan Utd381812866363066
4Chelsea382061269541566
5Leicester CityLeicester381881267412662
6Tottenham HotspurSpurs3816111161471459
7Wolverhampton WanderersWolves381514951401159
8Arsenal381414105648856
9Sheffield UnitedSheff Utd381412123939054
10Burnley38159144350-754
11Southampton38157165160-952
12Everton381310154456-1249
13Newcastle UnitedNewcastle381111163858-2044
14Crystal Palace381110173150-1943
15Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton38914153954-1541
16West Ham UnitedWest Ham38109194962-1339
17Aston Villa3898214167-2635
RBournemouth3897224065-2534
RWatford38810203664-2834
RNorwich CityNorwich3856272675-4921

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