NK Maribor made the first personnel moves after Telemach finished in third place in the First League.
Sports director of the club Marko Šuler confirmed in a conversation for the club’s website that they are leaving Rok Kronveter, Rok Sirk and Altin Kryeziuswill also not return Rok Maherwhich was loaned to Bistrica.
As Šuler pointed out, there will also be some arrivals along with departures. “We are already in the final stages of negotiations with three or four players. I would not reveal the names, as all the championships are not over yet and we have to wait for the outcome,” he said.
He added: “Changes are necessary, we want more, a season like the one behind us must not happen again. We will bring planned reinforcements, but we also need an adequate response from the current team. The boys are capable of more.”
The foundations should be goodRegarding the potential departures of the league’s leading scorer Žan Vipotnik, the leading passer Marko Tolić and Marko Božić however, he said that it is still too early for more specific information on all three. “The current situation has not changed. Vipotnik is a member of Maribor with many offers, but the transfer has not yet been completed. Regarding Tolić and Božić, we are also still in talks. There is a desire for them to stay in Ljudské vrt, but the agreement depends on various circumstances. “ He emphasized that the last season was unsuccessful.
“It cannot and must not be acceptable that we finished the championship in third place,” said Šuler and continued that they are aware that they have shown and done too little. He added, however, that the foundations are good.
Changes also in KoperBig changes are expected for another first league player who rated the season as a disappointment. This is Koper. Coach Zoran Zeljković will probably continue his coaching journey on the Coast, but according to Sportklub, they have already thanked the club for their cooperation Rudi Požeg Vancaš, to Wilkins Ochieng, To Bright Edomwonyi, Žan Benedičič, Karl Bilić, to Matthias Fanim, Milan Šimčak and Anis Jašaragić. She should also leave with that Adnan Golubovic and Omar Correiawhile the club already has several transfer targets, among whom Sportklub mentions Adrian Zeljković, Mark Pabai, Jan Koprivac, Eneja Marsetić also Nardin Mulahusejnović.