However, Chelsea will have to make their decision quickly as they have just under a week to sign him once again as the London club have to confirm the deal by July 1st.
Kovacic, of course, played for Inter before he joined Real and is said to be in favour of a move to San Siro. The Blues have a reputation of loaning out youngsters, but they will stay at the club for a season - majorly down to the transfer ban.
Tammy Abraham has stated that he is very keen to work with Chelsea and wants Frank Lampard at the helm. I have already been talking to the club about pre-season; I'm going to have a couple of weeks and then come back hitting the ground running.
"This year is the most important year for us". I'm excited. I'm sure the rest of the (young Chelsea) players are.
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As for why Carroll has approach forward supreme now, she writes that she dreaded the general public humiliation that awaits her. Ryan also said if the allegations "seem legitimate, we should move forward with some kind of hearings and further investigate".
When asked during the live broadcast, who will be the best Chelsea manager, he replied: "The one who is now in talks to get the job, Frank Lampard".
He impressed during his first season in management, guiding the Rams to the play-off final.
Lampard's assistant, Jody Morris, was involved in the youth set-up at Chelsea for five years before joining Lampard at Derby and could also be in line to join the Blues' senior coaching staff.
Kovacic was a mainstay in the side last season under Maurizio Sarri and made 51 appearances in all competitions.
That means a permanent signing would see no new registration and therefore wouldn't come under deals covered by the Premier League club's Federation Internationale de Football Association ban.