Real Madrid join Liverpool in chase for Kovacic

Sky Italia reports that Real Madrid are closing in on a €35million deal for the young midfielder.

Reports claim that would be enough to sign the highly-rated midfielder.

Liverpool have also been strongly linked with a move for Kovacic and the Sunday Telegraph reports that the Reds are lining up a new bid for the midfielder.

Liverpool have already had a £17.7million bid for Kovacic rejected.