REAL MADRID are prepared to cut their losses on Luka Jovic and replace him with Wolves superstar Raul Jimenez, according to reports.
Boss Zinedine Zidane wants a new striker in the summer after £52million signing Jovic failed to cut the mustard this campaign.
The Serb, 22, has only scored two league goals having started just four LaLiga games.
Zidane could loan out Jovic with Chelsea interested to help regain his confidence but it will leave a space in his squad for a new frontman.
And AS report that he wants Wolves' Mexican striker to fill the void.
Jimenez, 28, has been on fire for Nuno Espirito Santo's side this campaign with 13 goals and six assists as Wolves push for a European spot.
The report adds that Zidane has already told Real Madrid chiefs to make their move as he looks for a partner for Karim Benzema.
Jimenez is keen for another crack at LaLiga having failed to make his name during his time at Atletico Madrid.
He spent a season at Atleti before moving to Benfica in 2015 having bagged just one league goal all campaign.
But the striker believes he is now an all-round better player and the opportunity to sign for the Spanish giants may be too difficult to resist.
Luckily for Wolves, they can name their price with Jimenez under contract until 2023.
But the player has already stated his intentions to challenge himself at a higher level having failed to rule out a return to Spain.
In December he said: "The most important thing for me is to keep moving forward.
"I am happy with Wolves, but I always have to seek something more and keep fighting.
"This has been the best year of my career – but I want more.
"I would never rule out returning to Spain. I have good memories, and I would like to go back at some point.
"I want to try out La Liga once more, as I didn't get to play much the previous time.
"Returning is not off the agenda. I have played at the Nou Camp and the Bernabeu.
"I would love to enjoy playing at those stadiums once more.
"If I get the chance to return to Spain with one or other club, I would be delighted."
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