Quintet chase Madrid’s Kovacic

Five clubs are in the race to land wantaway Real Madrid midfielder Mateo Kovacic this summer, according to reports in the Spanish press.

Italian trio Roma, Inter and Juventus are all reported as carrying an interest by Diario AS, alongside English clubs Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur.

The Croatian international joined Los Blancos in the summer of 2015 and has won three Champions League titles among nine trophies in the time period since.

The 24-year-old has started only 37 La Liga games across three seasons and started only 10 in his most recent campaign.

Kovacic joined the Spanish and European champions from Inter in 2015 in a €35m deal, having originally cost the Milanese giants €11m from Dinamo Zagreb.

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