Reports in Italy are claiming that Chelsea target Luka Jovic has elected the team he will move to from among his many suitors – and unfortunately for Chelsea fans, it’s not their club.
Alfredo Pedulla writes on his own website that the Serbian forward has “chosen” Real Madrid as his destination.
That leaves Chelsea and Barcelona empty handed, as he puts it.
Not long ago it seemed like Barcelona were at the head of the queue, but maybe the tide has turned towards the Spanish capital now.
Certainly we always looked like a long shot up against those two, especially if we miss out on the Champions League, and definitively if we are hit with our transfer ban.
We will at least get a chance to take on the striker in the Europa League semi finals, and see if maybe Roman can have a quiet word in his ear somewhere along the line.