Andrej Kramaric waiting on Chelsea contact before agreeing Juventus deal

Juventus are reportedly favourites to sign highly-rated Croatian forward Andrej Kramaric.

Kramaric has been in incredible form this season, netting 28 goals in 29 games, and scoring his first two goals for the Croatian national side.

The 23-year-old forward’s performances have drawn interest from a number of Europe’s top clubs, and the likes of Chelsea, Tottenham and Juventus have all been reportedly looking to open talks with him. The Blues have already held talks with Kramaric’s father and agent, while Juventus supposedly have a five-year deal agreed in principle with the forward, who has admitted that it would be a ‘dream’ to play for the Italian champions.

Premier League side Leicester City have also become a late target for the forward, offering a reported €11 million to Rijeka for his services, although, understandably, the striker is keen on keeping his options open for a move to either Juventus or Chelsea.

While it is the Italian side who are said to have a contract already agreed with his agent, a report in Tuttosport outlined that Kramaric is unwilling to complete any deal until he has been contacted by Chelsea, having been ‘winking’ at the Blues to get their attention.

Tottenham have yet to submit a concrete offer for the forward, but with the continual misfiring of Roberto Soldado and the absence of Emmanuel Adebayor, head coach Mauricio Pochettino could reignite his interest in Kramaric in time to steal the Croatian youngster to White Hart Lane over the January transfer window.

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