Manchester United and Arsenal enter race to sign Croatia midfielder Ante Rebic after World Cup finishes

Manchester United and Arsenal have entered the race to sign Croatia’s attacking midfielder Ante Rebic, according to reports in Germany. The 24-year-old is set to face England on Wednesday evening as Croatia battle Gareth Southgate’s side for a place in Sunday’s World Cup final.
Rebic has impressed at the tournament and according to SportBild, the midfielder has attracted interest following the performances for his country in Russia. The report claims that Tottenham have already registered their interest to Rebic’s representatives, but the midfielder is now wanted by Manchester United, Arsenal and Napoli. Bayern Munich are also keen on a deal and Ivica Olic, who is part of Croatia’s coaching team at the World Cup, has urged his former club to make a move.

signing in 24 hours ‘Ante is one for Bayern,’ he told SportBild. Rebic has spent the last two seasons on loan at Eintracht Frankfurt and the Bundesliga club have agreed to permanently sign him from Fiorentina this summer. Last season, Rebic scored nine goals and registered three assists in 28 appearances for Frankfurt. Rebic thrived under the guidance of Niko Kovac at Frankfurt and Kovac is now keen on bringing the Croatian midfielder to Bayern Munich after replacing Jupp Heynckes as manager.

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