Luka Jovic of Real Madrid suffers a broken heel

MADRID: Real Madrid aggressor Luka Jovic the right heel has fractured, the the league Giants announced on Friday.

In a statement, Real said the 22-year-old's injury had been diagnosed during tests at the club's medical center, but did not say how long they expect him to be out of action.

According to the Spanish media, Serbia Jovic picked up the injury while training at home shortly after returning to Spain from his home country earlier in the week.

Jovic caused controversy in March when he left for Serbia while Real were in quarantine after some of the club's basketball players tested positive for coronavirus . He later explained that his test for the virus was negative.

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He arrived at Real last summer from Eintracht Frankfurt for a reported fee of 60 million euros ($ 65.1 million). Before the season was suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic, he had played 22 times for the capital club in all competitions, scoring twice.