Chelsea lead the race for the in-form Kramaric

shashi / 30 December 2014

Chelsea look all set to bolster their attacking strength by signing the in-form striker Andrej Kramaric. The prolific striker from HNK Rejika has already netted 28 Goals this season for the Croatian club. Chelsea can wrap up the deal by the end of this week, reports METRO.

Kramaric, has his heart set on the move to Stamford Bridge for a long time now, which could see the deal being closed out for a fee in the region of £8 Million. Leicester City earlier tried to sign the striker and had even tabled a £7.8 Million bid, only to be denied by the player as he wanted a move to a BIGGER CLUB.

Jose Mourinho would use Kramaric as an able option for the future to replace the aging Didier Drogba who could retire at the end of this season. With Loic Remy not been able to prove his worth since signing for Chelsea, it could be a great opportinity for Kramaric to deputise Diego Costa and get some first team action.

Kramaric, will be loaned out this season by Jose Mourinho, with potential targets being his current club Rejika or Leicester City, who were keen on signing the player in the summer. As the reports emerge of a Personal terms being agreed between Kramaric and Chelsea, we could see the player heading to London for a medical as early as on 5th January.

Andrej Kramaric will cost Chelsea in a region of £8 Million and the transfer sum will be split between Kramaric’s current club HNK Rejika and his former side Dinemo Zagreb. Kramaric’s contrcat in 2013 had a clause that, when ever the player will be sold, almost 50% of the transfer fee will be paid to Dinemo Zagreb.

Chelsea have already agreed personal terms with the Croatian striker Andrej Kramaric and the player is expected to sign for Chelsea later this week with a possibility of the player being immdiately loaned back to another club. The exact destination for his loan spell is yet to be decided.

Image Credis: Metro


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