Barcelona steal 'next Modric' from Premier League rivals

Published Add your comment

Football News

Barcelona look to have beaten a host of Premier League clubs to the signature of Dynamo Zagreb youngster Alen Halilovic.

The young Croatian has emerged as one of the most promising youngsters in Europe - and has been targeted by various clubs before.

Last season Halilovic became the youngest ever player to represent the Croatian national team and the youngest goalscorer in the Croatian top-flight.

Tottenham, Manchester United and Arsenal have all been linked with the 17-year-old in the past. 

Spurs appeared keen on the youngster - who has been labelled as the "next Luka Modric" - and tried unsuccessfully to lure him to White Hart Lane him last summer.

However Barcelona look to be leading the race for his services despite already reportedly having one bid turned down earlier this month.

Croatian newspaper Jutarnji List report that Barcelona will pay a fee of £5 million up front, with more to pay depending on the young midfielder's development.

The paper adds that Halilovic will complete his move to the Nou Camp this summer. 

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE:

Manchester United
Tottenham Hotspur

Article Comments

Read more

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author


This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again