Glory’s Serbian exits, eyes Asian move

Perth Glory and their Serbian player Milan Smiljanic have agreed a mutual termination of the midfielder’s contract, the club stated on Wednesday night.

Club CEO Peter Filopoulos said in a statement: “Milan would like to explore some opportunities in Asia and the club will not stand in his way and wish him the best for his next football chapter”.

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Smiljanic, 30, formerly of Belgrade’s FK Partizan and La Liga outfit Espanyol, played 15 games for Glory this season, starting 10 of them. 

Milan Smiljanic - Glory

His Opta Data stats were: 

  • passing accuracy 85%
  • tackles won 58%
  • ball recoveries 56
  • shooting accuracy 29%

Glory are at home on Saturday night to rivals Brisbane Roar.