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‘He is the GOAT’ Jovic hopes to emulate Ronaldo in Serie A

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The Serbian star ended his uninspiring career at Santiago Bernabeu to join Fiorentina.

Luka Jovic has named Cristiano Ronaldo as his main source of inspiration after moving to Serie A from Real Madrid.

Ronaldo became a Real Madrid legend during his nine-year spell at Santiago Bernabeu. The Blancos’ top-scorer of all time left the club to continue his career at Juventus in 2018.

Jovic’s achievements in Real Madrid are not comparable to that of the CR7. But he hopes a move to Fiorentina will help him rediscover his best form.

“I am inspired by Cristiano, he is the greatest of all time and I hope I can do what he did in Italy,” Jovic said.

“I’ve never played in Serie A. But I have experience in Europe and I think we have the qualities to go far.”

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Real Madrid signed Jovic on a €60m deal from Eintracht Frankfurt in 2019. He made 36 league appearances for the Blancos, leaving the club with only three goals to his name.

Jovic added: “I always played better with two strikers, but in Frankfurt we played with three and in Madrid also with one. I’m just saying that I have to help, the rest is the coach’s job.

“I’ve been training all summer and I think I’ve come here fit – I just have a little calf problem that doesn’t bother me.”

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