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Liverpool Boost In 14-Goal Bundesliga Striker Pursuit



Luka Jovic

Five-time European champions Liverpool have been handed a big transfer boost following the news that Spanish La Liga champions Barcelona are yet to agree on a move for one of their transfer targets ahead of this summer.

Eintracht Frankfurt striker Luka Jovic is on the radar of Liverpool dating back to last year due to his form for the German Bundesliga club.

Earlier this week, widespread reports including German newspaper Bild claimed that former European champions Barcelona have agreed on a deal for Luka Jovic to join the Catalans in the summer as they see him as the direct replacement for the ageing Luis Suarez.

Uruguayan international Luis Suarez is entering the twilight of his career at the age of 32 and Barcelona are keen to sign a potential replacement for him.

Bosnian-born Serbian international Luka Jovic is on a season-long deal from Portuguese giants Benfica.

He has scored 14 goals in 15 appearances in the German Bundesliga this term and his goals have propelled the club to the top five on the league table.

In total, Luka Jovic has scored 19 goals for Eintracht Frankfurt in all competitions since the start of the season.

Apart from Liverpool and Barcelona, European champions Real Madrid have also been linked with a move for the player.