23-year-old Kramaric is one of the hottest prospects in European football, with his incredible strike tally of 21 goals in just 14 games this season piquing interest in the forward.
Currently plying his trade for HNK Rijeka, the four-times capped striker also has six goals in 10 Europa League matches this term, and he has been compared to legendary Coratian striker Davor Suker by international coach Niko Kovac.
Both Chelsea and Spurs are reportedly vying for his signature, and it was said that the Blues were leading the race, with the players father - who also acts as his agent - travelling to London this week to meet with representatives at Stamford Bridge.
Despite the interest from the Premier League, a number of Serie A clubs are also keen on tying down the promising star, with Milan, Internazionale and Napoli all sending scouts to watch the player. However, much like in England, it is Italian giants Juventus who are said to be leading the race, with reports outlining that Kramaric has agreed a deal in principle to sign for the Bianconeri. Whilst this conflicts with any potential deal that is ongoing between the player and Chelsea, the 23-year-old has outlined his desire to move to Italy in the future, with Juventus a ‘dream’ move for any player in the Croatian league.
Quoted by football-italia, Kramaric told Sky Sports: “Playing for Juve would be a dream for any player in the Croatian league. I’d love to play in Italy one day.
“Juventus have world-class strikers, but I believe in my abilities and I know I’d be able to show my worth to the fans and the Coach.”
The youngster’s words have dealt a blow to the host of Premier League clubs tracking his availability, with a move to Italy clearly more preferential to Kramaric, as he looks to cement himself as one of Europe’s most lethal goalscorers.