Real Madrid Croatian star shunned training with the rest of the squad in a bid to force a move out of the team.
Mateo Kovacic has decided to avoid training and vowed not to return to Real Madrid training ground at Valdebebas until his future is resolved.
Kovacic is not clear with Real Madrid plan for his future and he has therefore decided to take another step to achieve his aim, which is abandoning the Los Blancos for the moment.
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The former Inter Milan midfielder has told MARCA about his desire to quit Real Madrid and enjoy more playing time and he has also met with Real Madrid new boss Julen Lopetegui to discuss his exit, but nothing has been done to that effect.
The European Champions have declared him non-transferable and for now, while the Croatian star wants to leave and he is set to do anything possible to achieve his objective in Madrid.