Bundesliga’s top scorer Luka Jovic ‘honoured’ by interest from big clubs

Eintracht Frankfurt striker Luka Jovic is flattered by reports linking him with moves to Spain and England.

The Benfica loanee has proven to be a revelation in his second campaign on loan at Frankfurt and leads the Bundesliga scoring charts ahead of the likes of Robert Lewandowski and Marco Reus with 14 goals in 19 games.

Due to this stunning form over in Germany, 21-year-old Jovic has been linked with sensational moves to Real Madrid and Barcelona in La Liga.

Chelsea are also understood to be keen on signing Jovic and reportedly made a €45m bid for him recently.

But Frankfurt are in pole position to tie the Serbia international down on a permanent contract thanks to the buy option they have in place with Benfica as part of his loan agreement.

Jovic, however, plans on remaining focused on Frankfurt’s campaign rather than dwell of a lucrative move elsewhere.

“I’m honoured, of course, for such big clubs to show an interest in me,” Jovic told Sportsbuzzer.

“But right now I’m happy to be here in Frankfurt and I feel good here.

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“At the moment I’m just concentrating on Eintracht Frankfurt, that’s my top priority.”

The forward surpassed last season’s tally of eight goals in 22 Bundesliga games a while back ago now and has allegedly also captured Bayern Munich’s interest.

“I’m a striker, so my job is scoring,” continued Jovic.

“This is hard work, [but I get] great support and [there is] a very strong desire from me, which I try to fulfil.

“If I have a clear mind, then I know I can do my job. Overall, it’s also important how the team works. Everyone can count on everyone.

“Patience comes automatically when the team harmonies and we play good football.”

Frankfurt, who are fifth in the Bundesliga table, will take on Shakhtar Donetsk for the first leg of their Round of 32 Europa League clash in Ukraine tonight with kick-off set for 9:00 PM (CET).

Adi Hutter’s side will then host third-placed Borussia Monchengladbach in a Bundesliga match on Sunday.

FRANKFURT AM MAIN, GERMANY – JANUARY 19: Ante Rebic of Eintracht Frankfurt celebrates with teammates after scoring his sides second goal during the Bundesliga match between Eintracht Frankfurt and Sport-Club Freiburg at Commerzbank-Arena on January 19, 2019 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. (Photo by Alex Grimm/Bongarts/Getty Images)

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