Zdravko Kuzmanović "strengthened" Proleter 1Photo: EPA / MAURIZIO DEGL’INNOCENTI

Former member of the Serbian national team, Zdravko Kuzmanović, is the new sports director of Proleter, the Novi Sad Super League announced.

Kuzmanović ended his playing career last year in Malaga, for which he played as a loan player for Basel.

“Thank you to the club for the indicated trust. Our ambitions have coincided, long-term plans are in question, “said Kuzmanović after taking office, adding that he wanted to help the team that finished ninth in the table in the autumn part of the season with his contacts.

“I have achieved a lot in my playing career, now I want to prove myself as a sports director. The goal is for the club to affirm young players and fight for the top of the table with a couple of experienced ones. “

Kuzmanović started his career in Basel, and he also played for Fiorentina, Stuttgart, Inter and Udinese.

He played 50 matches for the national team of Serbia, and was part of the national team at the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.