Barcelona linked with surprise move for Dinamo Zagreb striker Bruno Petkovic

When it comes to the transfer market, Barcelona are simply one of the best in the business.

The latest reports in England suggest that Barcelona are linked with surprise move for Dinamo Zagreb striker Bruno Petkovic.

The 25-year-old has been subject to interest from various European clubs.

The Croatia international only joined Dinamo Zagreb from Bologna in 2019 for 1 million euros and his contract runs to June 2024.

Bruno Petkovic
Bruno Petkovic

Petkovic has scored 9 goals and assisted 8 more across all competitions this season.

The 25-year-old is considered to be one of the best strikers in Croatia. As a member of Croatia national football team, Petkovic won 8 caps and he scored 5 goals.

His impressive performances this season have apparently caught the eye of some of Europe’s big clubs.


Ernesto Valverde wants to sign a new striker and Bruno Petkovic is one of the names at the top of his wishlist.

The Croatia international provides a unique blend between a classic center-forward and the modern striker.

According to Tribalfootball, “Barcelona are watching Dinamo Zagreb striker Bruno Petkovic. Tportal says Barcelona sporting director Eric Abidal was in Rijeka as Croatia beat Slovakia 3-1, with Petkovic scoring the hosts’ second. The 25-year-old has starred for Dinamo Zagreb this season, as well as bagging four goals in seven games from Croatia in Euro 2020 qualifying. Given Petkovic is one of European football’s hottest properties, a number of other clubs are also in the frame for his signature. Abidal sees the the striker as a potential successor for Luis Suarez.”


Dinamo Zagreb are reluctant to let Bruno Petkovic go, but a big enough bid could persuade them to sell.

Nevertheless, Bruno Petkovic stands as an excellent option for Barcelona.

Stylistically, he would be a great fit in Barcelona.

Whether he will join Barcelona or not remains to be seen.

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