Manchester City have agreed a double deal to sign brothers Luka and Ivan Ilic from Red Star Belgrade, sources close to the players have told ESPN FC.
City scouts have been alerted to the duo and have watched them in action for club and country several times over the last few months.
Red Star were reluctant to lose two of their most exciting young talents, but City have agreed a fee in the region of €5.5 million to land the brothers ahead of other clubs across Europe.
The pair will rejoin Red...
BELGRADE, Serbia -- UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin has warned the Serbian clubs that they could be kicked out of European competitions because of fan riots and racist chants.
"Serbia is in serious danger of being kicked out of competitions at some point," Ceferin said. That would be a catastrophe for Serbian football."
Speaking of the hooligans behind the trouble, Ceferin added: "It must be made clear that those people no longer can enter stadiums."
Fan violence in and outside stadiums and racist...
BELGRADE, Serbia -- Two Russian fans have been hospitalised with serious injuries after being stabbed following a friendly soccer match between Red Star Belgrade and Lokomotiv Moscow.
Serbian Interior Minister Nebojsa Stefanovic said Sunday police were looking for the knife-wielding perpetrators who attacked a group of Lokomotiv fans in downtown Belgrade late Saturday.
Serbian media reports said the Russian fans were attacked by supporters of Red Star's rival Partizan Belgrade.
The match, which Red...
West Ham suffered more jitters against Astra Giurgiu as they were held to a 1-1 draw in the first leg of their Europa League playoff on Thursday.
The Hammers, bidding to reach the group stages for the first time, looked set to take a 1-0 lead back to the London Stadium next week thanks to Mark Noble's penalty on the stroke of half-time.
However, Romanian champions Astra, who beat Slaven Bilic's side in last season's qualifiers, stunned the visitors again when sub Denis Alibec hit a late equaliser.