Fortuna Sittard has for next season, reinforced with Andrija Novakovich. The Fc rents the 21-year-old striker for a year of English Reading FC.
Last season Novakovich yet for Telstar, where he started in 35 league games was good for 19 goals. The dual international of the United States ended with that digit as the second on the topscorerslijst of the First Division.
“There were multiple hijackers on the coast, but my choice for Fortuna is a very conscious,” says Novakovich Wednesday on the website of Fortuna. “They tried harder than the rest to convince me. There is a lot of confidence. I really believe in the plans of Fortuna for the future.”
Novakovich started his professional career with Chicago Magic and was made in 2014 moved to Reading, where he was in the youth program began. In march 2015, made the attacker under the former trainer Jaap Stam making his debut for the Championship club, but then he played only one match in the main body.
In the season 2015/2016 was Novakovich already rented out to Cheltenham Town and a year later he moved to Telstar, where he is in the spotlight played on the American team. Coach Dave Sarachan had Novakovich on march 28, debut against Paraguay, and two months later he was also in action in the duel with Bolivia.
Technical director Mustafa Aztopal of Fortuna has high hopes of Novakovich. “With him we have a complete striker in the house that is a good insight on depth, pretty fast, and that is not afraid to put his defensive tasks. I am convinced that he is next season, one of the most important players in our team.”
Novakovich is Fortuna the third acquisition with the eye on the new season. Previously Mark Diemers (The County) and Alessandro Ciranni (MVV Maastricht) to Sittard met.
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