I will fit in with Sarri's style at Chelsea - Kepa

Annette Crawford
August 9, 2018

Modric, awarded the Golden Ball as best player at the World Cup, was given a break rather than join Real's pre-season tour of the United States, as were another Croatian World Cup finalist, Mateo Kovacic, who was reported to have travelled to London to join Chelsea, French World Cup victor Raphael Varane and Brazilian duo Marcelo and Casemiro.

With Thibaut Courtois going the other way on a permanent deal, Chelsea have signed Mateo Kovacic on a year's loan from Real Madrid. Everything, all the titles the club has won, all the players at the club, the city, the English Premier League.

He is sad that I am leaving because we are very close there but he told me that London is an awesome city, ' Kovacic told theEvening Standard.

"When I returned, I was very happy to be part of one of the biggest teams in the world".

What appears to be a massive oversight from Chelsea translates to the dream scenario for Real Madrid, however.

"I received many offers this summer and some of them were much better economically", confessed the goalkeeper.

But the youngster has impressed when given the opportunity for both club and country and seems to be a good fit for a three-man Chelsea midfield alongside Jorginho and N'Golo Kante.

"I absolutely love him". But there is a coach who needs to decide. I need to do my best to prove myself'.

The 26-year-old, who has never made any secret of his desire to return to Madrid following previous loan spells at Atletico, is delighted to have seen a protracted saga come to a close.

"I think his style is not too different from the style used in the Spanish national team".

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