News Round-up: Liverpool monitoring Minchev, Mancini backs Adam Laljic, Trajkovski reveals future plans

Inter boss Mancini backs Serbia International

Roberto Mancini is confident Serbian International Adam Laljic will become a key figure for Inter as the Serie A leaders prepare to face Verona.

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Ljajic joined from Roma on a season-long loan on deadline day, but has yet to make his debut for the San Siro side.He was forced to watch from the bench in the wins over Milan and Chievo, yet Mancini has little doubt he will eventually come good.

“He has bags of quality and will be an important player for Inter,” the head coach said at a press conference.Manager is sure that Ljajic will progress well in Internazionale when he eventually makes his debut.

Aleksandar Trajkovski about his years at Chelsea and future plans

In 2010, 18-years-old Macedonian player Aleksandar Trajkovski was a “guest player” at Chelsea and scored a the winning goal in the U-19 Copa Amsterdam against Botafogo de Futebol e Regatas which guaranteed Chelsea a place in the semi-finals.

Now, Trajkovski is 23 and unfortunately, his career is not as brilliant as it was expected when he was the most talented Macedonian youngster and reportedly, linked with Ajax, PSV, Newcastle and Inter Milan.


Aleksandar plays for Palermo and hopes that the period of injuries is finally finished:

“Injuries are the most serious subject of disappointment for me”, – says Macedonia national team player.

“I was close to sign the professional contract with Chelsea in 2010 and received the knee injury, after which it was very difficult for me. Playing for The Blues was my dream and this dream is with me even today. After very hard work, I am back and Palermo is the 2nd chance for me. The only thinking, which I have is Palermo now and playing there as well as possible to revert the wasted years”.

Jurgen Klopp is interested in signing Bulgarian forward Georgi Minchev

Georgi Minchev

The talented Litex Lovech centre forward Georgi Minchev is one of January targets for Premier League giants Liverpool, as the Reds manager Jurgen Klopp is keen to strengthen the club’s youth academy for the next transfer window.Georgi Minchev

The 20-year old Minchev, who is the member of Bulgaria U-21 team, has also managed to score 2 goals in 4 appearances for the national team.

It was announced unofficially that Liverpool have already sent scouts to watch over the talented striker, who has joined the Litex Lovech back in July 1 of 2014. The English side are believed to be ready to pay around £1 million for gifted attacker.

Martin Zlateski

Martin is the co-founder and featured columnist of Balkan Talk. He writes about Macedonian football and loves Vardar FC. Classic car restoration is another his hobby.