Petar Musa is currently living the best phase of his career. The striker was called up to the Croatian national team for the first time and understand to go to Benfica in the next season. The striker admitted he was close to signing for a big club, as coach Zlatko Dalic had saidbut did not want to reveal if the future will go through the Light.
“Although the Portuguese press reported that everything was finalized, I can’t say anything about it until Benfica officially announces the transfer,” he told the Croatian portal. Sports morning.
“I’m always optimistic, but [no verão] I never imagined that at the end of the season I would be called up for selection A in my country, in addition to being about to sign a contract with one of the biggest European clubs. It is, for sure, the best season of my career, the effort was worth it,” he added.
The 24-year-old striker admits joining the Croatian side is a “childhood dream come true” but will enjoy a rest period before heading to Zagreb. “I will take a vacation, but there is no rest, I will train every day, to arrive in the national team in good shape. I want to show my best version, I am full of confidence, let’s see how that I’ll do my best to get a spot on the team.
In the 31 games he played for Boavista, Musa scored 12 goals and added four assists.