Croatia boss Niko Kovac has warned Rikeja striker Andrej Kramaric to choose his next club carefully and quickly amid interest from Chelsea among other top sides from the Premier League and elsewhere, reports Goal.com.
His scoring exploits have sparked interest from Jose Mourinho’s side, whose current attacking options include Diego Costa, Didier Drogba and Loic Remy. Italian champions Juventus and their rivals Milan have also been heavily linked.
Despite that, the Premier League’s bottom club Leicester City are the only side to have tabled a bid, making a £7.9m offer that was accepted by Rijeka, but a move to the East Midlands was rejected by the player.
And having seen the interest in Kramaric, Kovac believes he should take care when choosing his next club. He said: “My advice not only to him but all young players going out is don’t look at how high a salary you can get but choose a club you will play in.
“Because when young players go out, they do not know anybody, don’t have friends, family, don’t know the language, and if they don’t play, they lose confidence and in year or two – disappear. And if they play in some smaller team, the opportunity will come to go to a bigger club and earn more.”
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