He may have been the most expensive player ever purchased by Leicester City, but with Jamie Vardy, Riyad Mahrez and Shinji Okazaki doing just fine this past year, the Foxes have decided to part ways with record-setting striker Andrej Kramaric after less than two years with the club.
According to Leicester City‘s official website, they finalized Kramaric’s transfer to 1899 Hoffenheim today for an undisclosed fee. It was later confirmed on Hoffenheim’s website that the deal runs through 2020.
— TSG Hoffenheim EN (@achtzehn99_en) May 25, 2016
The Croatian striker enjoyed an excellent spell at Hoffenheim after joining them, scoring five goals in just 12 appearances. Kramatic had been advised to make an initial loan move to the Bundesliga giants in January by manager Claudio Ranieri due to the remarkable rise of Jamie Vardy.
Kramatic signed with Leicester City in January 2015 for £9.5 million – the largest transfer fee ever paid by the team.
Prior to his move to King Power Stadium, Kramatic was a superstar in the Croatian First Football League (Prva HNL), scoring 37 goals in 42 games for Croatian giants Rijeka.
During his one-and-a-half year stint with Leicester, Kramatic made 20 appearances in all competitions and scored four goals.
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