NAC Breda to take action against Chelsea forward Stipe Perica

Croatia Football Team June 2013

Stipe Perica has reportedly agreed to sign on loan for Udinese, after leaving NAC Breda.

Perica signed on loan for Eredivisie side NAC Breda at the start of the season, having spent a productive spell with the club last season.

The Croatian forward, who Chelsea purchased in August 2013, has made just 10 league appearances this term, scoring three goals, and his lack of gametime has done little to suggest that Perica can enjoy a positive second-half of the season with the club.

It was reported by TMW earlier this week that the 19-year-old forward was in talks with Serie A club Udinese over switching his loan deal to Italy until the close of the campaign, with the Pozzo-owned club being allowed the chance to purchase him outright anytime through the deal for €5 million.

It has now been confirmed by Breda’s official site that Perica has left the club, and, although there is no confirmation of the move to the Stadio Friuli, it is expected that the young forward will complete the switch in the coming days.

However, a report in vi.nl has suggested that Breda could take action against Perica, having gone behind the club’s back to sign the deal with Udinese. Having been dissatisfied with his reserve role with in Robert Maaskant’s side, he actively failed to participate, and the report indicates that action would be taken against the forward if he failed to report for training on Friday.

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