There have been reports that Newcastle are interested in bringing Croatian star Niko Krancjar to Tyneside.
Niko Krancjar – Newcastle interested – we hope so
With some of the other players Newcastle have been linked with – Carlton Cole being the most obvious – Niko would be an excellent acquisition because he’s got pure class.
And since Harry Redknapp has started playing him again in the Spurs first team, he’s scored two cracking goals, and looked what he is – a very good player.
Niko has no future at Spurs if only because he wants to play a lot more football than he’ll get at White hart Lane, so it’s almost certain he will leave in the summer.
Some big clubs could be in for him, including Bayern Munich and in January Spurs are said to have turned down a late bid from Werder Bremen for the player, in a straight transfer bid.
The 6’1″ tall Krancjar is still only 26, and still has a lot of good football in front of him, and has 62 caps for Croatian International and 15 International goals.
In late August of 2006, Krancjar moved from Croatian club HNK Hajduk Split for a £3.5M fee to Portsmouth, then in the Premier League.
And then in the summer of 2009, Niko moved from Portsmouth to Spurs, for an undisclosed fee that was reported to be around £2M.
The asking price now for this player is said to be £6M, which gives Spurs a big profit on a player they haven’t played much, but still a decent deal for Newcastle.
We had hoped that Niko may have been a loan move possibility for Newcastle, but it wasn’t to be, so we don’t really know if he is a real target for Newcastle.
Niko has appeared 31 times for Spurs with 8 goals so far, and we think he would be great at Newcastle.
What do you think?