Aleksandar Bjelica

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Aleksandar Bjelica
Personal information
Full name Aleksandar Bjelica
Date of birth (1994-01-07) 7 January 1994 (age 24)
Place of birth Vrbas, Serbia
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Centre back
Club information
Current team
K.V. Oostende
Number 16
Youth career
Quick Boys
ADO Den Haag
FC Utrecht
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2013–2014 FC Utrecht 4 (0)
2014Sparta (loan) 5 (0)
2015 PEC Zwolle 3 (0)
2015 Helmond Sport 17 (5)
2016–2017 KV Mechelen 38 (3)
2017– K.V. Oostende 5 (0)
National team
2016 Serbia U21 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 07:59, 15 October 2017 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 21 February 2017

Aleksandar Bjelica (born 7 January 1994) is a Serbian professional footballer who plays as a centre back for K.V. Oostende in the Belgian Pro League.

Club career[edit]

He formerly played for FC Utrecht who loaned him to Sparta Rotterdam. He was released by Utrecht after he was sent back by Sparta when he controversially demanded a place in their starting line-up in a game against NEC.[1] He then moved to PEC Zwolle and later joined Helmond Sport in summer 2015.[2]

He moved abroad to succeed Miloš Kosanović at Belgian side KV Mechelen in January 2016.[3]

International career[edit]

Bjelica was born in Serbia and raised in the Netherlands. He represents the Serbia youth football teams.[4]


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