Winter services Kalinic was interested Chinese Tianjin SONGJIANG, who was willing to pay clausula Fiorentina, and the Nicolet was offered a contract with a salary of 10 million euros per season.
“If I agreed, the deal would have taken place regardless of the desires Fiorentina,” admitted kalinic in an interview with Corriere della Sera.
“Fabio Cannavaro called me in January, but the issue for me is closed and will never open again. It should be noted, I don’t know exactly how many suggested it, but money is not the most important thing in life. I started playing football at a really important level only six years ago, and therefore didn’t want to leave now.”
“I think a lot can still give to European football. I want to be a footballer, which is opposed to the great Champions and participates in important matches. I spoke with club President Andrea Della Valle two weeks ago and he is also happy with my decision.”
“Coach Paulo Sousa just told me to think carefully. He’s a great coach and I owe everything to him. Paulo wanted to see me in Fiorentina, he re-launched my career. If I stay, if I leave Souza? You will need to think”.
“Hardly I’m worth 50 million euros and I don’t think someone will pay me the money. I didn’t ask about this clausule, it was discussed by my agent and the club.”
Also kalinic was close to Napoli last summer after Gonzalo Higuain has gone to Juventus.
“Juventus will win the scudetto but Napoli is showing the best football in Serie A”.
To the Series And kalinic played in the championship of Croatia (Pula, šibenik and Hajduk Split), England (Blackburn) and Ukraine (Dnipro). Together with the Dnieper Nikola reached the final of the Europa League.