Connect with us

ARTICLES

La Liga giants to offer 22-year-old star to Tottenham following player’s irresponsible act

Published

on

Tottenham Hotspur could be offered Real Madrid striker Luka Jovic

According to The Mirror, Real Madrid striker Luka Jovic could be offered to both Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea following his non-compliance with strict orders to be quarantined.

The Real Madrid team was ordered to go into self-isolation after a member of their basketball team tested positive for Covid-19. The 22-year-old made the poorly thought out decision to fly home to Serbia before curbs were lifted. He has since apologized for his transgression.

Spain is one of the countries worst hit by the virus and has suffered more than 1300 deaths. The Serbian’s inability to follow protocol has not gone down well in Madrid.

With the very public ire expressed at the player’s actions, Real Madrid could offer the striker to both Tottenham and Chelsea. The London duo was previously linked with a move for the player.

Although Madrid gave the player permission to fly home, the club was left unimpressed that the player ignored rules put in place by Serbia for those returning from infected countries.

Jovic’s action was openly condemned by Serbia’s Prime Minister Ana Brnabic and President Aleksander Vucic. While Brnabic was critical of the player’s inability to show public consciousness, Vicoc went as far as to threaten Jovic with arrest if he left his apartment.

“We have the negative example of our football stars who earn millions and have ignored the obligation to self-isolate.”

In his defense, Jovic claimed that he had tested negative for the virus in both Serbia and Spain. Although he has apologized for putting others in danger, he did seem to pass the buck regarding the decision to travel in the first place.

Our verdict!

Jovic has failed to hit the ground running and has struggled to impress at the Santiago Bernebeu. He has scored just two goals and two assists in 24 games and has failed to show that he can be the heir to Karim Benzema.

Luka Jovic has been called out for indiscipline not for the first time (Getty Images)

The French star will turn 33 this year and the fact that Madrid are willing to cut loose Jovic rather than mould him as the Frenchman’s successor does not sit well with us.

The Serbian’s talent is obvious but his recent actions stink of irresponsibility. He had earlier been accused of indiscipline by his international manager earlier this year.

More Tottenham Hotspur News

Jovic was nominated for the UEFA Europa League team of the year and the Bundesliga team of the year for 2018-19. He was a part of the Madrid squad that won the Supercopa de Espana this season.

Loading...

Spurs Transfer News

Max Aarons is a target for Tottenham Max Aarons is a target for Tottenham
ARTICLES14 hours ago

“This club is a joke”: Some fans react as Tottenham plan to sign PL star despite Mourinho’s concerns

Tottenham to press ahead with Max Aarons signing despite Mourinho’s concerns According to a report from The Times, Tottenham Hotspur...

Ben Godfrey of Norwich Ben Godfrey of Norwich
ARTICLES15 hours ago

Tottenham face competition from German giants for £25m-rated PL star

Borussia Dortmund, RB Leipzig interested in Tottenham target Ben Godfrey According to a report from The Sun, Tottenham are set...

Mourinho happy to take wage cuts if necessary Mourinho happy to take wage cuts if necessary
ARTICLES19 hours ago

Tottenham plot double raid on lower league side for English youngsters

Tottenham eye double swoop on Wigan for Joe Gelhardt and Jensen Weir According to a report from The Sun, Tottenham...

Danny Rose Tottenham Danny Rose Tottenham
ARTICLES19 hours ago

Report – Serie A giants eye swoop for 30-year-old Tottenham star

Lazio interested in Tottenham star Danny Rose According to a report from Corriere Dello Sport (h/t Football.london), Tottenham Hotspur defender...

Saint-Maximin is wanted by PSG as well Saint-Maximin is wanted by PSG as well
ARTICLES19 hours ago

Tottenham interested in signing 23-year-old PL hotshot attacker

Tottenham interested in Newcastle United’s Allan Saint-Maximin According to a report from the Daily Mail, Tottenham Hotspur are interested in...

Kyle Walker-Peters Kyle Walker-Peters
ARTICLES20 hours ago

“Could save us a few millions”: Some fans react as Tottenham star puts in a starry performance for loan club

Tottenham fans react to Kyle Walker-Peters’ performance against Manchester City On Sunday, Southampton defeated Manchester City 1-0 in the Premier...

Danny Rose Danny Rose
ARTICLES21 hours ago

Tottenham star’s stance on permanent transfer to loan club revealed

Danny Rose wants permanent move to Newcastle United As reported by Football.london, Tottenham Hotspur defender Danny Rose has accepted that...

Jan Vertonghen and Tottenham have hit a impasse regarding contract negotiations Jan Vertonghen and Tottenham have hit a impasse regarding contract negotiations
ARTICLES21 hours ago

“It’s a no-brainer”: Former PL star backs Man City to make a move for Tottenham star

Jermaine Jenas tips Manchester City to sign Jan Vertonghen Speaking on Five Live (h/t Football.london), former Tottenham Hotspur star Jermaine...

Dele Alli is suspended for the game Dele Alli is suspended for the game
ARTICLES5 days ago

“Not going to hang around”: Pundit tips England international to leave Tottenham after starting XI snub

Graeme Souness claims unhappy Dele Alli may leave Tottenham Speaking on Sky Sports (h/t Express), former Liverpool manager and TV...

Serge Aurier Serge Aurier
ARTICLES5 days ago

Transfer News: Ligue 1 giants interested in 27-year-old Tottenham star

AS Monaco want to sign Tottenham star Serge Aurier According to a report from Sky Sports, French Ligue 1 outfit...