Despite the "Rooney or bust" comments from Jose Mourinho the other day, we continue to see Chelsea linked to players that have no need for hair transplants. Today we saw reports out of Croatia doing just that, noting Chelsea interest in midfielder Alen Halilovic:
Alen Halilovic is a candidate for the premiership . And not just in terms of Tottenham , but in a game of "kidnapping" Dinamo's most talented players include Arsenal and Chelsea . And Jose Mourinho wants Dinamo genius, which Kruno Jurcic incomprehensibly ignored.
Because, apparently there is no "mandatory game", but the cult world coach it does not matter. Alen Halilovic interests the Chelsea boss because of talent, which enriched the "geometric" game the Portuguese coach.
Moreover, when he was in Zagreb , as a coach Real Madrid, Mourinho is at Tomislav Ivkovic inquired about the small genius.
I'm sorry for the rough translation, but I don't speak a word of Croatian. Because of that I have to leave this up to Google Translate, which certainly seems to leave something to be desired in this case.
We can get the general idea of what the report says though, that Chelsea have some interest in adding the Croatian to their ranks. It adds that Mourinho was scouting Halilovic while at Real Madrid, so this is not something totally new.
Halilovic was reportedly pretty close to a move to Tottenham Hotspur earlier in the summer, but the deal fell through when Daniel Levy was typically tight with the purse strings while talking to the player and his family. It would certainly be amusing if Chelsea swept in and signed the player in the same fashion they did with Oscar, a move that certainly agitated the North London fanbase.
Like Bruma of Sporting Lisbon, I'd imagine Halilovic will be one for the future as opposed to a player that would be plugged into the squad immediately. We'll probably have some more on the player later on, but for now enjoy this hilariously titled video (complete with awful music):