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Aleksandar Mitrović

Forward

  • Aleksandar's Profile

  • Age: 23 years old
  • Date of Birth: 16 September 1994
  • Place of Birth: Smederevo, Serbia
  • Nationality: Serbian
  • Debut: 3 February 2018: Fulham 2-0 Nottingham Forest (Sky Bet Championship)
  • Previous Club(s): FK Partizan, FK Teleoptik (loan), Anderlecht, Newcastle United

Biography

On Transfer Deadline Day in January 2018, the Club announced the arrival of Aleksandar Mitrović on loan from Newcastle United for the remainder of the season.

The Club saw off competition from Premier League and Championship clubs to secure the established striker’s signature.

A powerful, robust frontman, Mitrović began his career in his homeland with Serbian giants FK Partizan, making his professional debut with their affiliate club FK Teleoptik.

Despite his tender age, Mitrović was top scorer for Partizan’s first team in 2012/13 as they claimed the title, and his form soon attracted the attention of Belgian outfit Anderlecht, who broke their transfer record to sign him in the summer of 2013.

His debut season in Belgium was a prolific one, as he netted 16 times to help his new employers win the domestic title.

Mitrović was in even better form the following term as he scored 23 goals, prompting Newcastle to part with a reported £13m for his services.

He quickly endeared himself to the St James’ Park faithful with his wholehearted displays, and ended his first season on Tyneside with nine Premier League goals to his name in the Magpies’ ultimately unsuccessful battle against relegation.

Mitrović hit double figures for club and country last term, and also netted in his first two appearances for Newcastle at the start of this season.

In the summer of 2013 he was awarded his first cap for Serbia, and he currently boasts a record of a goal every three games, netting 11 times in 33 appearances.

Director of Football Tony Khan said: “I’m thrilled to welcome Aleksandar to the Club. He is a talented player who has already amassed an impressive record at the highest levels of the game. 

“We’re looking forward to him joining the Fulham squad and helping us build towards our ultimate goal of promotion this season.”

Overall
Minutes played 1,563
Appearances 19
Substitutions (On / Off) 2 / 4
Offence
Goals 12
Minutes per goal 130.3
 »  Right Foot / Left Foot / Head 8 / 2 / 2
 »  Inside Box / Outside Box 10 / 2
Shooting Accuracy  (On Target / Off Target) 32 / 33
Free Kicks 2
Chances Created 20
Assists 1
Offsides 12
Dribbles (Successful) 13
Corners Won 11
Movement
Touches 868
Passes (Successful) 386
 »  Short (Successful) 373
 »  Long (Successful) 13
Throw-ins (Successful) 2
Through Balls 1
Defence
Clean Sheets 6
Goals Conceded 12
 »  Inside Box / Outside Box 9 / 3
Tackles (Won) 15
Interceptions 3
Blocks 2
Clearances 31
Duels (Won) 144
 »  Ground Duels (Won) 64
 »  Aerial Duels (Won) 80
Discipline
Fouls (Committed / Suffered) 21 / 33
Bookings 3
Sent Off -
Handballs 1