Kalinic granted work permit

10 August 2009 05:46
Nikola Kalinic is now a Blackburn Rovers player following the club's announcement that they have been granted a work permit for the striker. The 21-year-old's agent recently revealed a deal, believed to be worth an initial £6million, had been agreed for the former Hajduk Split player. Rovers have now successfully obtained international clearance, allowing Kalinic to complete his move to Ewood Park. A statement on the club's official website read: "Rovers are pleased to announce that they have been successful in their application for a work permit for Hajduk Split striker Nikola Kalinic." The Croatia international was also a target of Portsmouth, but a move to Fratton Park collapsed.

Source: SKY_Sports