Everton sign teenage Croatia star

first_imgTransfers Everton confirm Vlasic signing from Hajduk Split Last updated 2 years ago 03:17 9/1/17 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(0) 50位球壇新星 Getty Transfers Everton Hajduk Split Premier League The 19-year-old Croatia international has revealed the chance to work with Ronald Koeman was a big factor in his decision to move to Merseyside. Everton have confirmed the signing of Nikola Vlasic from Croatian side Hajduk Split.The 19-year-old forward joins the Toffees on a five-year contract and will wear the number 27 at Goodison Park. Everton 9/1 to beat Spurs 1-0 Article continues below Editors’ Picks Brazil, beware! Messi and Argentina out for revenge after Copa controversy Best player in MLS? Zlatan wasn’t even the best player in LA! ‘I’m getting better’ – Can Man Utd flop Fred save his Old Trafford career? Why Barcelona god Messi will never be worshipped in the same way in Argentina Vlasic has been a regular with Split for three seasons, making 120 appearances for the club, and made his senior international debut for Croatia in May.  | #WelcomeVlasic! The 19-year-old forward has joined from @hajduk on a five-year contract: https://t.co/rLYyIqtsT9 pic.twitter.com/qcBlBM0ceR— Everton (@Everton) August 31, 2017“I am very excited about the opportunity to play for this big club,” Vlasic told Everton’s official website. “The Premier League is the best league in the world and this is one of the top clubs in England. It is such a big honour for me to be here. “When I heard that Everton were interested in me, I knew straight away I wanted to come here. Whenever someone called my manager or my father, I told them I only wanted to come to Everton.”When there is a manager like Ronald Koeman who wants you, there is no need to talk about it much.”I wanted to come here because of the manager, because of the big players, because of the reputation of the club. It is the opportunity of a lifetime.”last_img

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