Olimpija had to pay Koper for Zoran Zeljković, but the figure of €150,000 is not true: “We paid less. Much less!”
Source of photo: NK Olimpija Ljubljana
Zoran Zeljković was officially confirmed as the new coach of Olimpija on Wednesday. In order to bring their former player to the bench where Joao Henriques used to sit, Zmaji had to pay Koper compensation. In recent days, several alleged sums have been made public, ranging from €300,000 to €150,000.
Many media outlets have reported that Koper has exchanged its current coach for a new one after the end of an intense and quite tough negotiations received €150,000, but Igor Barišić, the business director of NK Olimpija Ljubljana, claims that this is not the case.
“150,000 euros? No, the figure is absolutely not true. I would not talk publicly about how much we paid. But the fact is that we paid less. Much less,” said Igor Barišić, the LjubljanaZmajis’ Commercial Director, who has agreed with Zoran Zeljković on a two-year cooperation with an option to extend it for another 12 months.
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