Roma take another teenager out of Slovenia: 16-year-old defensive midfielder Jan Jurgec moves to Rome from Maribor
Italian giant AS Roma has such a good experience with young players from Slovenia that the next promising player from the land on the sunny side of the Alps has moved to Rome. Jan Jurgec, a defensive midfielder aged just 16, has joined the club.
The Violets signed the teenager at the beginning of July
a professional contract
which was only valid for a short period of time. Before the end of the month, Jan Jurgec said goodbye to Ljudski vrt and left for the youth team of the club where Žan Celar used to impress and where Lovro Golič and Luka Mlakar are now proving their worth. Amir Feratović also wore the Roma youth jersey for a while.
Jan Jurgec, who signed a three-year contract with Roma, played with Maribor in the Cadet League last season, where he made 26 appearances. He has also already made a few appearances for the younger Slovenian national teams. The financial details of the deal are not known, but given that he had a professional contract with Maribor, the Styrians certainly didn’t send him to the Eternal City for a pittance…
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