Croatian wonderkid Ante Coric has insisted that he will not be leaving Dinamo Zagreb during the transfer window.
The teenager has been linked with a move to various European giants in 2016, but his heavyweight suitors all look set to miss out on the player, with the midfielder confirming that he won’t be moving in January.
“I’m staying at Dinamo,” he said, speaking to Goal. “Today we had a meeting at the club and we agreed that I’ll be staying.
“I wanted to be treated better here, and I’ve been assured I’ll be playing more, I’ll be a key player.”
AS [via the Telegraph] reported in December that Coric, who had been scouted intensely by Chelsea, appeared set for a move to Stamford Bridge.
However, Goal have named both Manchester City and Real Madrid as potential suitors for the player, nicknamed the ‘Croatian Messi’, who would command a fee of £8 million according to the Telegraph [as above].
They aren’t the only ones set to be disappointed by Coric’s comments.
Local source Jutarnji List [as per Le 10 Sport] acknowledged that giants Paris Saint-Germain, FC Porto, Juventus and Bayern Munich were all also keen on the player, who has a fee release clause at his Croatian side of €15 million.
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