Jedinak targets Croatia return

Socceroos skipper Mile Jedinak has targeted the Socceroos' pre-World Cup friendly against Croatia as his return date as he seeks valuable match time before the tournament starts.

Jedinak picked up a groin injury playing for Crystal Palace in the final match of the English Premier League season just over a fortnight ago.

It's restricted the 29-year-old has been restricted to just light duties during his time in 'Camp Socceroo' as he works his way back towards full fitness.

The Socceroos take on Croatia on June 7 (AEST) in their final meaningful hit-out before their World Cup opener against Chile a week later.

"That's what we're aiming towards definitely," Jedinak said on Tuesday.