STIPE PERICA SIGNS

Chelsea Football Club has today (Thursday) completed the signing of Stipe Perica.

The 18-year-old striker moves to Stamford Bridge from NK Zadar in the Croatian top flight.

Perica made his debut for Zadar in September 2012, and since then has gone on to make 23 appearances, scoring 10 goals.

He was part of the Croatia side eliminated at the knockout stages of the recent Under-20 World Cup in Turkey, where he made three appearances and scored one goal.