Deal done! All White Marko Stamenić signs five-year deal with English club

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Midfielder Marko Stamenić has joined his All Whites captain at English Premier League Nottingham Forest after signing a five-year deal.

Stamenić (22) will go on loan to Greek club Olympiacos for the 2024-25 season, a club that shares common ownership with Forest.

Forest ended three weeks of media speculation by announcing Stamenić’s move from Serbian club Red Star Belgrade on Saturday June 22, 2024 (NZT).

New Zealand captain Chris Wood is at Forest, with another year on his contract.

Main photo: Marko Stamenić … Forest released this photo of him signing his contract. Photo credit: Nottingham Forest.

No transfer fee was disclosed for Stamenić but media reports had earlier suggested a fee of NZ$8.8 million with a 10% sell-on fee for the player’s present club, FC Crvena Zvezda (Red Star).

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The Wellington-born player was first linked with English Championship club Coventry City but Red Star’s general manager Zvezdan Terciz said Stamenić had turned down the deal, wanting to join an EPL club instead.

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Stameniċ played his youth football for Western Suburbs before heading overseas in 2020 for his first professional contract with Danish Superliga club Copenhagen.

He joined Crvena Zvezda on a free transfer in 2023, playing 35 games in their recently-completed season, scoring two goals and being credited with one assist. He helped them achieve a league-cup double.

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