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Real Madrid coach Zidane insists he's happy for Jovic at Eintracht Frankfurt

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane insists he's happy for Luka Jovic over his start with Eintracht Frankfurt.

Jovic has returned to Eintracht on a six-month loan spell in order to try and regain some confidence, and the 23-year-old netted two goals in a cameo appearance off the bench in his first game back at the club.

"I am happy and I like it. I wish him and everyone else the best," Zidane said during Tuesday's pre-match press conference.

Jovic joins the likes of Achraf Hakimi and Sergio Reguilon in succeeding away from the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu, but Zidane still believes the Serbian has a future at the club.

"Madrid is difficult, I've experienced it as a player, and what Luka has done is go and play," he noted.

"I think it has been a good option to buy Luka and I am happy for him, and [I hope] for him to do the same one day in Madrid. But inside and outside [the club] it's different.

"He has a future, and he can show it at Madrid and it's the same for everyone. Here there is always a very strong competition, but the coach is not to blame."

Carlos Volcano
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