Premier League and Championship clubs eyeing move for Viktor Claesson this summer… with Sweden winger weighing up his future at Krasnodar after entering into final year of deal
- Viktor Claesson has spent the last four-and-a-half years with Krasnodar
- The Sweden winger is considering his future with less than a year left on deal
- He has scored 40 goals and recorded 30 assists in the Russian Premier League
- The 29-year-old can operate on both flanks and as a No 10 and played at Euros
Sweden winger Viktor Claesson is eyeing a move to England this summer, with Premier League and Championship clubs considering a move for the 29-year-old.
Claesson has spent the last four and a half years with Krasnodar in the Russian top flight, picking up 40 goals and 30 assists across 132 games.
Now, though, the 29-year-old is considering his future after his contract entered its final year.
Sweden winger Viktor Claesson is eyeing a move to a club in England this summer
Claesson has spent the last four-and-a-half years with Krasnodar in the Russian top flight
Clubs in England’s top two tiers are monitoring Claesson, who could be available at a cut-price fee, with his current deal running out at the end of the season.
The winger, who can operate on both flanks and as a No 10, has also won 50 caps for his country.
He started against England in the 2018 World Cup quarter final and was also named in Sweden’s squad for Euro 2020, netting a last-minute winner in their 3-2 win over Poland.
Claesson began his career with Varnamo in Sweden before heading to Russia in 2017.
The 29-year-old (right) started against England in his side’s 2018 World Cup quarter-final loss