Villarreal, Celta and Espanyol line up for Halilovic
The young midfielder, who has struggled in Germany's top flight, is eager to return to LaLiga and at least three clubs would be willing to take him.
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He joined Hamburger SV back in the summer with expectations high but just a few months into his move to the German Bundesliga, Alen Halilovic is reported to be keen to come back to Spain. In Croatia, sports daily Sportske Novosti are claiming that three clubs are keen to bring the 20-year-old back to LaLiga - they report that Celta, Villarreal and Espanyol have already started negotiacions to secure a six-month loan during the January window.
Halilovic impressed during the year he spent in Barça's B team and in the subsequent season's loan at Sporting de Gijón. The player's advisers are looking to find a way of bringing him back to Spain and either of the three clubs who have made enquiries would be suitable for Halilovic. We may discover in the next few hours where the Croatian's next destination will be.