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PLAYER NEWS | County secure services of defender Lazar Stojsavljevic on a 2-year-deal

14 June 2019

Newport County AFC are delighted to announce the signing of young, exciting centre-back Lazar Stojsavljevic on a two-year-deal.

The versatile, 21-year-old defender who primarily plays as a left sided centre-back, began his career at National League South side Woking FC.

After breaking through Woking's youth ranks, Lazar made 5 appearances for 'The Cards' scoring once, before moving on to Championship side Millwall after a successful trial with the London Club upon the end of his contract in the summer of 2018.

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Lazar was released this summer after one very successful season at youth level at Millwall's Under-23's side, featuring for their Professional Development League side throughout last season.

After Lazar put pen to paper with NCAFC, he said: "I am absolutely delighted to sign with the Club and get the deal done. For those who might not know me, I am an aggressive central-defender with a big will to win. I'm fresh from my time at Millwall where I trained with quality players. I can't wait to get started."

Manager Michael Flynn said: "Lazar has had a good grounding at Millwall where they are used to playing proper football. He's an aggressive defender, 6"3, left footer who is going to bring a lot of good competition for places and balance to the squad."

Purchase your season ticket ahead of the 2019/20 season now and be part of the Amber Army, just like Lazar!

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Welcome to the Amber Army, Lazar!

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