The young forward’s stock has never been higher. Olmo shot to fame with three goals in five games as Spain won the U21 European Championships in Italy this summer, including a sublime chip in the final victory over Germany.
The versatile attacker has taken that form back to Croatia at the start of 2019/20 season too, scoring and assisting eight goals in just six games for Dinamo Zagreb. Suddenly, Barcelona will be wondering why on earth they let Olmo leave their famous La Masia academy five years ago.
The Croatian champions were reluctant to sell, however, and this stance has not gone down well with their star man.
“I have nothing to hide. I wanted to leave Dinamo, I wanted to move on and join a strong club in the big leagues. I thought this summer was the best time to leave,” he said.
“I think (the asking price) was too high. Realistically, it’s difficult for a player in the Croatian league to go for this price.”
Olmo has certainly picked up where he left off since returning from international duty and don’t be surprised if Tottenham and Wolves renew their interest in the New Year with the one-time Camp Nou starlet getting better by the week.
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