Stoke City‘s signing of Bojan Krkic back in the summer of 2014 was certainly an exciting one. While it may only have been for a fee of around €1.8million, completing a deal to sign a player from Barcelona, who had also played for European giants such as Milan, Roma and Ajax, was a sign of how far the Potters had come at that point. However, things did not entirely work out as anyone would have wanted them to for the attacker during his time with the Potter's.
Spanish attacker Bojan Krkic started his AC Milan career during the summer's transfer window in 2012. He joined Milan on loan from fellow Italian team AS Roma. Roma had paid around €12m to secure his transfer from Catalan side Barcelona one year earlier. Bojan had a buyback clause inserted into his contract at Roma when he joined them from Spanish La Liga outfit Barcelona.
Dutch giants Ajax Amsterdam signed BojanKrkic on a season-long loan deal in the summer of 2013. The loan move to Ajax from Spanish giants Barcelona was confirmed on July 6, 2013 with the option for a second year with the Dutch team on loan.
Spanish forward BojanKrkic says he has no career regrets despite failing to live up to the hype from fans and media practitioners who labelled him the next Lionel Messi when he broke several scoring records in the Barcelona youth team. BojanKrkic spoke extensively about his career in an interview with AFP. According to the Vissel Kobe FC of Japan attacker, all the situations and experiences that one has – not limited to football – everything can be better and everything can be worse.
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Bojan Krkic could have had a lengthy senior international career if he opted for Serbia ahead of Spain. The attacker was approached to represent Serbia in 2008, but he turned down the Serbians down as he had always wanted to play for Spain at senior level having represented them at junior level.
Stoke City made a big transfer coup when they signed Spanish attacker BojanKrkic for just €1.8m. At the time, Mark Hughes was the Stoke City manager. The transfer was confirmed officially on June 22, 2014.
The former Barca youth sensation was dubbed as the next “Lionel Messi” is now in Japan playing for Vissel Kobe. Bojan was probably the first of many names to be likened as the next Messi, but a career that has seen Bojan become something of a journeyman is nowhere near the standard that Messi has set.
It was in 2006, that Bojan first came on to the big scene with many expecting him to have the kind of performances that Messi was having then. Messi has gone on to win SEVEN Balon D’ Or since then. Bojan joined La Masia at the age of 8, and by the time he graduated to the first team at just 16 he had scored an astonishing 850 goals for different level of youth teams at Barca.
Spanish footballer BojanKrkic has revealed that he fell in love with football again during his time at Stoke City. The 31-year-old fondly remembered his time in English football during an exclusive interview with SPORTbible from his surroundings at new club Vissel Kobe in the Japanese top flight.
BojanKrkic moved to Vissel Kobe on a free transfer in the summer on the back of his time in the MLS (Major League Soccer). His last club before Vissel Kobe was Montreal Impact of Canada on the American football scene.
Young Spanish forward AnsuFati has set a new Barcelona record after he found theback of the net during the Spanish La Liga win at home to Valencia at the weekend. AnsuFatisurpassed both Lionel Messi and BojanKrkic in the process of setting a new record at Barcelona.