Football: Chelsea swoop for Hajduk's Pasalic
Published on Jul 9, 2014 11:25 PM
LONDON (AFP) - Chelsea signed teenage Croatian midfielder Mario Pasalic from Hajduk Split for an undisclosed fee on Wednesday.
He was due to join Jose Mourinho's squad for their first pre-season training session later on Wednesday after arriving at the Premier League club's Cobham headquarters.
The 19-year-old is regarded as a dynamic young talent and has already featured in his country's Under-21 team.
He was also named in Croatia's provisional 30-man World Cup squad, but did not make the final cut for the tournament in Brazil and has yet to make his senior international debut.
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