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Nikica Jelavic

30-Year-Old Forward     Hull City  Premier


Birthdate:  August 27, 1985    Birthplace:  Čapljina, SFR Yugoslavia    Nationality:  Croatia    Height:  6' 2"    Weight:  185 lbs    
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June 11, 2015    Nikica Jelavic News

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Jelavic had a lackluster season, scoring just eight goals and adding one assist in 29 appearances as Hull were ultimately relegated.

The Croatian missed significant time after suffering a series of knee injuries and wasn't ever able to string together a good run of form. Jelavic has stated that he would like a year-long loan deal after the Tigers' relegation, but the club's owners are actively looking to sell the 29-year-old.

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May 18, 2015

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Jelavic returned to Hull City's Starting XI during Saturday's 2-0 loss to Tottenham. He led the team with four shot attempts before being subbed off in the 62nd minute.

When in the lineup, Jelavic continues to lead the Hull City in shot attempts. He will likely be included in the Starting XI for Hull City's final match of the season against Manchester United.

May 1, 2015

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Jelavic could be ready to play Monday when Hull City host Arsenal, reports the Hull Daily Mail. Jelavic participated in full training during the week and could give the squad a boost as they are playing to avoid relegation.

Even if he is declared fit to be in the lineup Monday, he will likely start on the bench. Jelavic remains Hull City's leading goal scorer despite missing the past five league matches while recovering from knee surgery.

March 19, 2015

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Jelavic and the Hull City training staff decided surgery was the best option to repair a persistent knee injury. The striker is expected to be out at least six weeks as he recovers from the procedure.

Jelavic leads all Hull City players in goals and shots this season. The injury could make way for Abel Hernandez to return to the starting XI while Jelavic recovers from surgery.

March 15, 2015

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Jelavic led Hull City with four shot attempts Saturday but managed to only put one on target and was unable to score during the 0-0 draw at Leicester City.

Jelavic has seen his shot attempts take a dip since Dame N'Doye entered the Hull City lineup. He still remains a threat to score with his high number of chances each week but will face some tough match ups in the remainder of Hull City's season.

March 4, 2015

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Jelavic returned to Hull City's Starting XI for Tuesday's match against Sunderland. He managed just one shot attempt before being subbed off in the 73rd minute of the 1-1 draw.

Before missing the previous Hull City match due to injury, Jelavic had scored in two consecutive matches. He has been left out of the Hull City Starting XI in each of the last five away league matches either because of injury or coach's decision. With Hull City's next league match on the road against Leicester City, use caution if you want intend to play Jelavic.

March 3, 2015

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Jelavic (knee) is in the starting lineup for Tuesday's match against Sunderland.

Jelavic missed last weekend's match after picking up the knee injury in training, but he'll return to lead the line with Dame N'Doye.

March 2, 2015

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Jelavic (knee) may return Tuesday against Sunderland, the Hull Daily Mail reports.

Jelavic was held out of Saturday's match against Stoke City after picking up a knock in training, but it is apparently not overly serious, giving the team confidence he could get back this week. He could be joined by Dame N'Doye, who was rested against Stoke after being away all week.