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Aleksandar Mitrović

Forward

  • Aleksandar's Profile

  • Age: 24 years old
  • Date of Birth: 16 September 1994
  • Place of Birth: Smederevo, Serbia
  • Nationality: Serbian
  • Height: 188.5cm
  • Weight: 90kg
  • 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 Monday 30th July 2018, Fulham confirmed Aleksandar Mitrović’s return on a permanent deal for an undisclosed fee from Newcastle United.

The popular striker signed a five-year deal, keeping him at Craven Cottage until at least the summer of 2023.

Mitrović originally joined the Whites on loan at the 11th hour on deadline day in January 2018, and went on to have a hugely significant impact in our promotion to the Premier League.

The striker proved to be the perfect fit for Fulham, scoring 12 times in just 17 starts to help the team reach Wembley.

Instantly taken to by the fans, the sounds of the 39,000-strong White Wall belting out “Mitro’s On Fire” during the celebrations at the national stadium will live long in the memory.

Such was his popularity, he came fifth in the voting for Fulham’s Player of the Season award, despite spending less than half the campaign in SW6.

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 bring him over to the Premier League.

As is the case at Fulham, 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.

He did, however, help the club make an immediate return to the top flight, and he departed Newcastle having netted 17 times.

In the summer of 2013 he was awarded his first cap for Serbia, and he now boasts an impressive goal ratio for his country, who he represented at the 2018 World Cup, where he scored in the controversial 2-1 defeat by Switzerland.

Opposition Result Minutes
Played
Goals
Scored
Cards
Shown
Passing
Accuracy
Liverpool
(Home) - 17 Mar 2019
L1 - 2 90' 60%
Leicester City
(Away) - 9 Mar 2019
L1 - 3 90' 89%
Chelsea
(Home) - 3 Mar 2019
L1 - 2 90' 69%
Southampton
(Away) - 27 Feb 2019
L0 - 2 90' 62%
West Ham United
(Away) - 22 Feb 2019
L1 - 3 90' 79%
Manchester United
(Home) - 9 Feb 2019
L0 - 3 90'
71%
Crystal Palace
(Away) - 2 Feb 2019
L0 - 2 90' 80%
Brighton and Hove Albion
(Home) - 29 Jan 2019
W4 - 2 90'
68%
Tottenham Hotspur
(Home) - 20 Jan 2019
L1 - 2 90'
65%
Burnley
(Away) - 12 Jan 2019
L1 - 2 90' 64%
Oldham Athletic
(Home) - 6 Jan 2019
L1 - 2 6' 67%
Arsenal
(Away) - 1 Jan 2019
L1 - 4 90' 67%
Huddersfield Town
(Home) - 29 Dec 2018
W1 - 0 90'
70%
Wolverhampton Wanderers
(Home) - 26 Dec 2018
D1 - 1 90' 74%
Newcastle United
(Away) - 22 Dec 2018
D0 - 0 90' 69%
West Ham United
(Home) - 15 Dec 2018
L0 - 2 90' 68%
Manchester United
(Away) - 8 Dec 2018
L1 - 4 45' 64%
Leicester City
(Home) - 5 Dec 2018
D1 - 1 90' 76%
Chelsea
(Away) - 2 Dec 2018
L0 - 2 90' 68%
Southampton
(Home) - 24 Nov 2018
W3 - 2 86'
67%
Liverpool
(Away) - 11 Nov 2018
L0 - 2 90' 77%
Huddersfield Town
(Away) - 5 Nov 2018
L0 - 1 90'
60%
Manchester City
(Away) - 1 Nov 2018
L0 - 2 90' 83%
A.F.C. Bournemouth
(Home) - 27 Oct 2018
L0 - 3 90'
84%
Cardiff City
(Away) - 20 Oct 2018
L2 - 4 90' 59%
Arsenal
(Home) - 7 Oct 2018
L1 - 5 90' 68%
Everton
(Away) - 29 Sep 2018
L0 - 3 90'
70%
Watford
(Home) - 22 Sep 2018
D1 - 1 90'
60%
Manchester City
(Away) - 15 Sep 2018
L0 - 3 90' 78%
Brighton and Hove Albion
(Away) - 1 Sep 2018
D2 - 2 90'
93%
Burnley
(Home) - 26 Aug 2018
W4 - 2 90'
96%
Tottenham Hotspur
(Away) - 18 Aug 2018
L1 - 3 90'
64%
Crystal Palace
(Home) - 11 Aug 2018
L0 - 2 90' 81%
Overall
Minutes played 2,837
Appearances 33
Substitutions (On / Off) 1 / 2
Offence
Goals 10
Minutes per goal 283.7
 »  Right Foot / Head 4 / 6
 »  Inside Box 10
Penalty Success  (Taken) 0 / 1
Shooting Accuracy  (On Target / Off Target) 39 / 42
Free Kicks 2
Hit Woodwork 3
Crosses (Successful) 1
Chances Created 25
Assists 2
Offsides 35
Dribbles (Successful) 19
Corners Won 15
Movement
Touches 1,437
Passes (Successful) 636
 »  Short (Successful) 623
 »  Long (Successful) 13
Throw-ins (Successful) 4
Through Balls 3
Defence
Clean Sheets 2
Goals Conceded 72
 »  Inside Box / Outside Box 64 / 8
Tackles (Won) 9
Interceptions 5
Blocks 9
Clearances 51
Duels (Won) 289
 »  Ground Duels (Won) 85
 »  Aerial Duels (Won) 204
Discipline
Fouls (Committed / Suffered) 53 / 50
Bookings 6
Sent Off -
Handballs 3
Penalties Conceded 1