Milan Jovic, Luka’s father, has opened up on the criticism his son has confronted following his resolution to go away Madrid and return to Serbia.
Jovic has struggled since he made an enormous cash summer time transfer from Eintracht Frankfurt. The Serbia worldwide has made 24 appearances in all competitions this time period, however has solely managed two targets.
It has been a massively troublesome first season in Madrid for the 22-year-old, however he has extra not too long ago are available for loads of criticism after he determined to return house to Serbia. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, governments have launched strict measures in an try to fight the unfold. Serbia was considered one of these nations as they imposed a lockdown.
It has been defined that all nationals returning to Serbia from overseas after the shut down was imposed had been ‘required’ to signal a doc that defined the restrictions and required a reputation, handle and phone quantity. And after Jovic did not comply by allegedly leaving his house and was seen on the streets, Serbia’s president didn’t maintain again, claiming that if he leaves his house once more, he might be arrested.
But Luka’s father has now defined that it was a ‘misunderstanding’ that led to him leaving Spain for Serbia, whereas he has additionally admitted that he’s keen to just accept his son going to jail if he did one thing fallacious – however he claims he did not.
Speaking to Serbian media outlet Puls Online (as quoted by AS), he stated: “He had two exams [for coronavirus] and each got here again damaging. However, there was a misunderstanding and he didn’t realise that he nonetheless couldn’t go away the nation. He thought that he may after his damaging exams.
“Now he’s being made to look like a legal. If he has to go to jail, let him go to jail. If he’s responsible of wrongdoing, then I’m fully in settlement with the [Serbian] president and prime minister, I assist the choice – however provided that he was within the fallacious.
“He got here to Belgrade and shut himself in his condo right away. The photographs displaying him [out] having enjoyable are from Spain and had been taken months in the past.”
Milan additionally defined that the Real Madrid ahead went house to be along with his household, earlier than including that he himself is aware of the reality – there have been misunderstandings.
“Luka got here to Serbia to be along with his household…he didn’t come simply due to [his girlfriend] Sofia. He wished to be along with his nearest and dearest in Serbia.
“As a household, we’re proper behind Luka and his resolution. If folks wish to criticise him, they need to achieve this in a civilised method. It doesn’t harm me, I do know the reality. Things have been exaggerated, there have been misunderstandings.”