Who will Ludogorets sell the Slovenian international to? Žan Karničnik in the maelstrom of the battle of the Štajerska rivals from Celje and Maribor
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The 29-year-old right wing-back is a member of the Slovenian national team, which is on the verge of qualifying for Euro 2024, and he is also an important member of the Slovenian national team. Celje which leads the Telemach First League standings. These days, Žan Karničnik has received further recognition that he is doing well, having been selected as the best Player of the Month in the national championship. But despite the idyll, Žan Karničnik will soon be at a significant career crossroads. He will have to decide where to continue his football career.
Although Žan Karničnik is currently wearing a Celje jersey, he is actually only on loan in the capital. On paper, the 19-time Slovenian international is still owned by Ludogorets, but they are no longer counting on him. But that doesn’t mean he won’t try to make at least some money from it. The compensation is reportedly set at €300,000, and two clubs from the Telemach First League are reportedly willing to pay it. In addition to Celje… Maribor!
It is not a surprise that Maribor has warmed up to Karničnik – Sportklub reports. He has been there before, and Ante Šimundza knows him from his time at Mora. The new coach of the Violistas is said to be the one who is most in favour of his arrival at Ljudski vrt, and he has also handed over his wish to the sporting director and made it clear to Mark Šuler that he will do everything in his power to ensure that Žan Karničnik returns to the capital of Štajerska. On the other hand, Celje is already in talks with Ludogorets about a final buyout, which probably means that the will of the player will be decisive in the end…
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