Real Madrid’s Luka Jovic: I play with my head

New Real Madrid striker Luka Jovic insists he tries to play with his head and that thinking is more important than physical attributes.

The Serbian has joined Los Blancos in a €60m deal from Eintracht Frankfurt and has given a revealing interview about his playing style and approach to the game.

“I like smart players and that's why I try to play with my head,” Jovic told an interview with 11 Freunde, as cited by Marca.

“When I was a 15-year-old I was playing against people who were 18 and I was scoring 40 goals per season, my growing physique helped me a lot to impose myself then.

“Now I am not a fighter who will run around a lot for 90 minutes. I like the simple things in football and I only use my power when I cannot solve the situation using my head.

“(Former Eintracht Frankfurt boss, Niko) Kovac helped my development a lot and he would never let me rest in training, he was very demanding and he pushed me on.

“I am very grateful to him, he made me a better player and also a better person.”

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