Real Madrid coach Rafael Benitez has praised Croatian international Mateo Kovacic, After completing his signing from Inter Milan.
Real Madrid coach Rafael Benitez lauded new signing Mateo Kovacic as much-needed depth and “quality” for his club.
Kovacic, 21, completed his move from Inter to Real on Tuesday in a deal reportedly worth €30million.
Speaking after his side overcame Galatasaray 2-1, Benitez said the Croatia international was an important signing.
Benitez said Kovacic would also provide cover for his countryman Luka Modric, who was sidelined with a thigh injury for three months last season.