Nikola Kalinic heading to China?
Former Blackburn Rovers striker Nikola Kalinic is set to leave Fiorentina for a move to the Chinese Super League. The Croatian international has agreed terms with newcomers Tianjin Quanjian.
Kalinic, 29, has been heavily linked with a move to the Far East since the start of the month, and it now seems that the deal is close to completion.
Sky Italia claims that the marksman has agreed on a €10m annual salary, and the move will go through, once Tianjin settle on a transfer price for the player.
La Viola are currently said to demand Tianjin to trigger the player's €50m release clause and it will take some while before the clubs reach a conclusion.
The former Rovers ace has netted 21 goals in 55 appearances for the Serie A outfit since arriving in the summer of 2015.