Father claims Jovic to reject Barcelona, Man City for Frankfurt

Father claims Jovic to reject Barcelona, Man City for Frankfurt

Goncalo Paciencia and Luka Jovic got the goals for the visitors.

The Bundesliga club are flying with the 21-year-old spearheading their attack, now inside the top-four with a four-point gap to their nearest rivals - and qualifying for the Champions League is Jovic's top priority.

Ahead of Frankfurt's quarter-final first leg with Benfica on Thursday, Jovic's father said that, while Spanish giants Barcelona have made an approach, his son is more likely to stay at Frankfurt next season. "Luka wants to play in Champions League and continue his progress at Eintracht". As the agent of Cristiano Ronaldo and close friend of billionaire Wolves owner Guo Guangchang, Mendes is an extremely powerful figure in football.

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We have seen with the way Wolves have played against the top six this season that they have the ability to compete with the top sides in the division and it would not be a surprise to see them playing Champions League football in a few seasons.

But Barcelona are said to be preparing a €50m bid for Jovic as they seek a long-term successor to Luis Suarez, offering Eintracht the chance to make a significant profit.

Jovic - tipped to sign for Adi Hutter's men on a permanent basis at season's end - responded 20 minutes later, Ante Rebic breaking into the box and selflessly squaring for him, but parity lasted less than three minutes. "Still, he's not interested because he doesn't know if he could play there regularly", Jovic senior told Bild and continued.