Confirmed: Nottingham Forest sign international midfielder

Marko Stamenic in action against Phil Foden
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Nottingham Forest have confirmed they have struck a deal to sign Marko Stamenić from Red Star Belgrade.

The midfielder has agreed a five year deal that will see him remain a Reds player until at least 2029. However, he will spend the first season of that contract on loan at at Olympiacos.

A club statement read: “Stamenić arrives having played in Denmark and Serbia’s top divisions with Copenhagen and Red Star respectively.

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“The midfielder made 23 senior appearances for Copenhagen, lifting the Danish Cup in his final season in Denmark before making the move to Belgrade.

“Stamenić made 35 appearances for Red Star last season, including four times in the UEFA Champions League, and played an integral part in helping the club to the Serbian SuperLiga and Serbian Cup double.

“A 15-time New Zealand international, Stamenić made his debut for his country against Curaçao in September 2021, scoring his first international goal against Qatar last June. We wish Marko all the best for his season at Olympiacos.”

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