Croatia coach Ante Čačić has named his 23-man squad for upcoming 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers on Monday.
Croatia will meet Kosovo at Maksimir stadium in Zagreb on 2 September 2017, before travelling to Turkey three days later.
Čačić announced his squad today who will gather in Zagreb on 28 August 2017. The squad features four local HNL players – Zoran Nižić (Hajduk), Dominik Livaković (Dinamo), Borna Barišić (Osijek), and Filip Bradarić (Rijeka).
The full squad, captained by Real Madrid’ Luka Modrić, is:
GOAL KEEPERS: Danijel Subašić (Monaco), Lovre Kalinić (Gent), Dominik Livaković (Dinamo)
DEFENDERS: Domagoj Vida (Dynamo Kijev), Dejan Lovren (Liverpool), Šime Vrsaljko (Atletico Madrid), Josip Pivarić (Dynamo Kijev), Matej Mitrović (Bešiktaš), Borna Barišić (Osijek), Zoran Nižić (Hajduk)
MIDFIELDERS: Luka Modrić (Real Madrid), Ivan Rakitić (Barcelona), Ivan Perišić (Inter), Mateo Kovačić (Real Madrid), Milan Badelj (Fiorentina), Marcelo Brozović (Inter), Marko Rog (Napoli), Filip Bradarić (Rijeka), Mario Pašalić (Spartak)
STRIKERS: Mario Mandžukić (Juventus), Nikola Kalinić (Fiorentina), Andrej Kramarić (Hoffenheim), Duje Čop (Cagliari)
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