Home Ligue 1 Monaco Niko Kovac wants Luka Jovic and Filip Kostic at Monaco

Niko Kovac wants Luka Jovic and Filip Kostic at Monaco

Monaco announced Niko Kovac as head coach on Sunday and he already has two transfer targets in mind.

Former Bayern Munich boss Kovac will be allowed to invest in new players thanks to Russian investor Dmitry Rybolovlev.

And according to SPORT BILD, he has started planning for next season with sporting director Paul Mitchell by pitching two names.

The first is Real Madrid forward Luka Jovic who could be available after a disastrous season in Spain.

Jovic, 22, cost Real Madrid a €60m fee but has has scored just two goals in 26 appearances this term.

27-year-old winger Filip Kostic is also wanted by Kovac, with his club Eintracht Frankfurt valuing him at €30m.

Both Jovic and Kostic are Serbian internationals and Kovac trained Jovic during his days at Frankfurt.

Kovac has replaced Robert Moreno at Monaco and hopes to propel the principality club, who finished ninth this season.

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