FK Partizan announced seventh signing of the summer transfer window, 26-year-old holding midfielder Aleksandar Scekic who signed from Turkish outfit Genclebirligi.
This Montenegro international started his career in the home town of Berane and played for Montenegrin clubs Jedinstvo Bijelo Polje, Lovcen and Bokelj followed by a move to Turkey. Scekic made 10 Montenegro national team appearances so far.
Scekic signed a three-year deal and will be wearing shirt number 19.
– It`s a great honour and pleasure for me to sign for biggest club in Balkans. Any kids dream is to play for such big club. My dream came true and it`s on me to work, play as best as I can and live up to expectations. Fans can expect loyalty and lots of work from me. I know boss Mirkovic quite well as he worked with us at Montenegro national team for two-and-a-half years. I also spoke to Montenegro national team coach and former Partizan boss Tumbakovic who told me everything I`m to expect here upon my move, said Scekic upon signing.
Partizan Sports Director Ivica Iliev on latest signing:
– He`s got experience needed, he knows what international level football is about. Our coaching staff underlined importance of such characteristics over the last two weeks and we reacted by signing Scekic.