Exlusive: Chelsea and Tottenham monitoring the 5ft11 versatile right-back
Tottenham and Chelsea monitoring Macedonia international right-back Stefan Ristovski.
London giants sent their Balkan based scouts to watch the 23-year-old defender’s performance against RNK Split. Ristovski’s side won 2-1 at home and defender was perfect during 90 minutes.
After Chelsea’s Branislav Ivanovic poor performance and Tottenham’s Kyle Walker injury resistance, both clubs need reinforcement at a full-back position.
Ristovski is originally an attacker, but primarily plays as a right-back. He began his career for his hometown club FK Vardar before he signed a 5 year deal with Italian club Parma in January 2010 when he was only 17 but the deal could not become official until he turned 18.
The 5 ft 11 player left Parma in July 2015 and joined Spezia Calcio, now he’s out on loan to HNL side Rijeka and after convincing performance attracted attention of Premier League clubs. The Macedonian has made 2 assists in his 10 appearances for Croatian outfit this term.
Manchester United scouts are interested in Serbian forward?
Manchester United started the Premier League successfully and there is just two point difference with leaders Manchester City and Arsenal. Despite of good results, the Reds are still struggling in attack as the captain Wayne Rooney is out of form and new signing Anthony Martial mostly plays as a winger.
Louis van Gaal is well known with his excellent skills working with young talents. The Dutch manager is said to be a huge admirer of Braga hitman Nikola Stojiljković and could make a January move for starlet. Braga’s insider has told our reporters that United’s scouts were watching Stojiljković’s performance during Braga’s 0-1 away win against União Madeira. The 23-year-old had an excellent game and scored a winning goal after Aaron Niguez pretty assist on 63th minute.
On 8 August 2015 Stojiljkovic joined S.C. Braga from Čukarički on a five-year deal and scored 7 goals in his 15 appearances for Portuguese outfit so far.
Celtic and Atletico Madrid battle for Damir Sadiković
Celtic and Atletico Madrid monitoring young midfielder Damir Sadiković, who plays Bosnia-Herzegovina’s Premijer Liga side Zeljeznicar.
Scottish club boss Ronny Deila is said to be a huge admirer of 20-year-old player and they sent a Balkan based scouts to watch his performance.
Sadiković is usually deployed as a central midfielder, although he is also capable of playing as a defensive defender, or even in the front-line on occasion, due to his strength, size, and ability in the air, as well as his tendency to make attacking runs.
He is known for the pivotal midfield-anchor role that he plays for both Zeljeznicar and the Bosnia-Herzegovina U21 side; a hard-working player, he excels at breaking down opposition plays due to his positional sense, defensive attributes, tactical intelligence, and ability to read the game.
The 6ft2 player has been impressive this term, he scored 2 goals and made 4 assists in 23 appearances at all competitions for his parent club.