West Ham teenager Sead Haksbanovic is at the moment out on mortgage to Swedish facet IFK Norrköping, but it surely might have been a special story.
The 19-year-old West Ham midfielder had choices when it got here to the place he might go on mortgage within the winter switch window, having had a largely unsuccessful spell on mortgage in Spain with Malaga within the first half of the season.
A lot of the curiosity got here from Sweden, with Haksabanovic signing for Norrköping on mortgage till the tip of the season, regardless of curiosity from AIK.
However the 19-year-old has opened up on why that transfer didn’t occur.
“It was too little cash,” he stated, talking to Swedish podcast Studio Allsvenskan .
“Then Jozo (Palac, agent) referred to as me and stated that Norrköping had given me a greater contract. Then Norrköping got here into the image for me.”
Haksabanovic signed a 5 12 months contract with West Ham in August 2017, becoming a member of from Swedish facet Halmstads BK, having attracted curiosity from a number of the high sides in England, together with Manchester United, Chelsea and Liverpool.
He has not but performed for the Hammers within the Premier League, however he has featured twice in cup competitions, previous to his mortgage strikes this season, firstly to Malaga and now Norrköping.
And Haksabanovic has opened up on the important thing variations between English and Swedish soccer.
“It should be the cash. That is the most important distinction,” he has been quoted as saying in Swedish media.
“However I’m very stunned at how top quality all the things is in Norrköping, it’s a lot larger than I anticipated.”