Maribor has seen a number of promising young footballers leave in recent years, but Marko Šuler is convinced they left for money
Some of them found a new home in Celje, others with Mora, there were also some who left for other clubs, but what they all have in common is that they contributed to the mass exodus of young footballers from Celje in the summer.
. It is interesting to note that this happened despite the fact that Maribor – let’s say – won the UEFA Youth Champions League and was national champion in both the U15 and U17 categories last season. Marko Šuler, Maribor’s sport director, is convinced that the results aspect of growing up in football was not the first priority for those who went elsewhere in the summer.
“For the money,” Marko Šuler told
interview for Večer
answered a question about why talented young people raised in the region or its surroundings prefer to go elsewhere than to Maribor. The Violets’ sporting director added about the recent departures from Ljudski vrt:“At the moment, boys don’t leave because the process is wrong or because we don’t believe in them, those who leave are those who are offered more by others.”
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