Real Madrid have confirmed they have agreed a deal with Inter Milan for the transfer of Mateo Kovacic.
The Croatian international is valued to be around £22.5m and the Metro reports Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers was keen on signing him in the ongoing summer transfer window. However, the midfielder has snubbed a chance to make a switch to England in order to join Real.
Kovacic will sign a six year deal with the La Liga giants and will be presented on Wednesday at the Santiago Bernabéu.
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“Real Madrid C. F. and Inter Milan have agreed to the transfer of Mateo Kovačić, he will remain at the club for the next six seasons,” a statement read on Real’s official website.
“The player will be presented tomorrow, Wednessay 19 August at 1pm, in the presidential box at the Santiago Bernabéu, after undergoing a medical.
“Afterwards, Mateo Kovačić will step out onto the pitch at the Santiago Bernabéu for the first time wearing the Real Madrid shirt and talk to the media in the press room.”