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Jovic fails to grasp Zidane's tactical advice

Footage from Movistar shows player and coach on the touchline with Jovic apparently failing to understand Zidane's instructions in Spanish and English.

Jovic fails to grasp Zidane's tactical advice

Luka Jovic was used by Zidane as a late substitute in the Champions League tie as Real Madrid secured a 0-1 win away to Galatasaray. Just before the player made his 82nd minute entrance, Movistar TV recorded of an exchange between the striker and French coach where it became evident that there was a lack of linguistic understanding between both men. 

'You ok'?

Zidane begins to tell Jovic that he is to come on for Rodrygo and says: "¿Estás entendiendo? (Are you understanding?) You ok?". Jovic makes an affirmative gesture and Zidane adds in English, "You attack, attack, that's all, lets go".

Jovic played a minor role in the eight remaining minutes in Istanbul and the Serbian striker is struggling to adapt to life in LaLiga after his big money summer move from Eintracht Frankfurt with the forward yet to score in his time in the white shirt.