|Date of birth||21 May 1990|
|Place of birth||Maribor, SFR Yugoslavia|
|Height||1.89 m (6 ft 2 1⁄2 in)|
|Playing position||Central midfielder|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 6 December 2013.
† Appearances (Goals).
Signing for Inter Milan alongside fellow rising star Vid Belec from hometown club NK Maribor at age of 16 as an European Union player, he started to play for Internazionale at Allievi Nazionali (U17) team.
In July 2009, he was called up by manager Jose Mourinho to the Inter first team for the pre-season tour of the United States, and subsequently played in several friendlies. For the 2009–10 competitive season, he was called up to the match squads, but did not make the starting eleven or the bench for the first three games, against Lazio in the Supercoppa Italiana, Bari, and Milan. He subsequently made his official debut for Inter against Parma in the week three Serie A fixture, coming on as a substitute for Wesley Sneijder. He next came on in the 84th minute against Catania on 24 October for Sulley Muntari. On 1 November 2009, he made his first league start in a 2–0 win over Livorno.
In November 2009, he signed a reported 5-year contract.
On 27 July 2010 he was farmed to fellow Serie A side Bologna in co-ownership deal for €2 million, and would be paid in 3 instalments until 2013. On 11 March 2012, he scored his first goal in Serie A during the match against Lazio won by Bologna 1-3.
Krhin was ever present U19 European Championship qualifying and captained the U19's to a place in the final tournament but could not take part due to club commitments. He made his senior debut in a friendly on 5 September 2009, a 1–2 loss to England, coming on as a second-half substitute. He is one of the youngest debutants for the Slovenian national team, having been capped for the first time at the age of 19 years, 3 months and 15 days. Krhin scored his first international goal on June 7th, 2013 in a World Cup Qualifying match against Iceland.
- Scores and results list Slovenia's goal tally first.
|1.||7 June 2013||Reykjavik, Iceland||Iceland||4–2||4–2||2014 FIFA World Cup qualification|
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- "Bilancio intermedio al 31 dicembre 2010: Nota integrativa: parte 2". Bologna FC 1909 (in Italian). 4 April 2011. Retrieved 14 June 2011.
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