Current Croatian international Niko Kranjcar and his father Zlatko are reportedly on Rapid’s radar. Former Croatian international striker and now coach Zlatko is a Rapid Vienna icon, scoring 106 goals in 201 appearances from 1983-1990. Son Niko has also been quoted in saying that he would like to finish his career in Vienna where he grew up.
“Rapid this summer want to bring in Rapid legend Zlatko Kranjcar and his son Niko. Is that realistic? Yes and No!, writes Heute. Niko has a contract with Dynamo Kiev until 2016. Zlatko ends his coaching contract with Iranian side Sepahan in the summer.