Torino FC have acquired the services of Nikola Vlasic on loan for this season with an option to buy.
Granata announced: “Torino Football Club is pleased to announce that it has acquired from West Ham United Football Club, on a temporary basis with the option of definitive transfer, the right to the sports services of the footballer Nikola Vlasic.
“Vlasic was born in Split, Croatia, on 4 October 1997. Attacking midfielder, he grew up in the Hajduk Spalato youth academy, a club with which he made his professional debut in the 2014/15 season. In 2016 another personal best by becoming, at 18, the youngest captain in the history of Hajduk Split. After 120 appearances for his city team, in the 2017-18 season the transfer to England, at Everton. A year after the move to CSKA Moscow: 108 appearances with the Russians. Including 6 in the Champions League – and 33 goals.
“Last summer a new experience in the Premier League, with West Ham (19 appearances, 1 goal). Always called up in the youth selections of Croatia (a total of 40 matches with 10 goals). For him also 39 appearances and 7 goals with the national team. Vlasic belongs to a sports family: his dad Josko was a popular decathlete, while his sister Blanka was twice world champion in high jump in 2007 and 2009. with West Ham (19 appearances, 1 goal).
“The whole Torino FC welcomes Nikola Vlasic with a warm welcome: good work, Always Forza Toro!”