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Five facts about Leeds United target Ivan Sunjic

Phil Foden of England controls the ball during the 2019 UEFA U-21 Group C match between Croatia and England at San Marino Stadium on June 24, 2019 in Serravalle, Italy.

Leeds United have already made their mark in the summer transfer window, as they are now being linked with Ivan Sunjic.

Leeds United manager Marcelo Bielsa has a word with his staff before kick off during the Sky Bet Championship Play-off  First Leg match between Derby County and Leeds United at Pride Park...

From Helder Costa to Ivan Sunjic, there are some Leeds United targets that the Elland Road faithful are well aware of, but there are those that they are not too familiar with.

Reported target Sunjic falls into that boat, as Leeds are seemingly battling with fellow Championship side Birmingham City for his signature, as reported by the Daily Mail.

 
 

Just like Costa's arrival on Wednesday, Sunjic could also be heading towards Yorkshire this summer, so here are five facts about the European ace:

  1. The 22-year-old currently plays for Croatian side Dinamo Zagreb, where he has won two league titles and the Croatian Cup during his career so far.

  2. Other than Zagreb, he has also played for fellow Croatian side Lokomotiva Zagreb, who he has represented on 72 occasions over two spells, including a loan.

  3. In terms of international honours, Sunjic has represented Croatia from the U16's all the way to the senior team.

  4. The defensive-minded midfielder has earned only one call up for his home county at senior level and that came in 2017 during a 2-1 friendly win over Mexico. He played the full encounter.

  5. Last month, he captained Croatia's U21's at the European Championships, where they picked up one point from their three group games, and that point came against England. He played against a plethora of Premier League talent on that day, including Phil Foden, James Maddison and Tammy Abraham, to name a few. 

Tammy Abraham of England and Ivan Sunjic of Croatia battle for the ball during the 2019 UEFA U-21 Group C match between Croatia and England at San Marino Stadium on June 24, 2019 in...

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