Reports: Chelsea have signed Mario Pašalić from Hajduk
Reports have said that Chelsea Youth team may have officially signed Mario Pašalić from Hajduk. He is an 18 year old central midfielder from Croatia. Some people have already started dubbing him as the new Luka Modric.
Hadjuk have accepted Chelsea's €3m bid for Mario Pašalić, he'll join the club today. #CFC
— Transfer News (@WindowInsiders) January 30, 2014
Hajduk , the club Mario plays for have released a statement –
“Mario Pasalic this morning, accompanied by the club’s team manager Kresimir Mikulandre and spokesman Ante Bilic, left the Kremlin Palace hotel and Hajduk’s training camp in Antalya, and headed for London.”
Pasalic has scored six goals from 13 appearances this season for Hadjuk and he is set to follow Bertrand Traore, Nemanja Matic and Mohamed Salah in moving to Stamford Bridge this month.
Croatia face a daunting task to quilify from the group stages at the World Cup this summer having been drawn alongside host Brazil, Mexico and Cameroon in Group A.