< /p> Sparta football stadium at Letná (pictured on November 13, 2009).
Prague – Veljko Birmančevič, who has three starts for the Serbian national team, became the second summer signing for Sparta Prague. The Czech league champion acquired the 25-year-old offensive midfielder on a one-year loan from Toulouse in France, a subsequent option is part of the agreement. Letenští informed about it on their website.
“Veljko is a dynamic offensive footballer, who can be included in the formation on the wing or in the under-the-line position. He has quality dribbling, knows how to bypass opponents, and at the same time uses runs for defense. In his career, he has already gathered valuable experience from the preliminary rounds and groups of European cups, including the Champions League.” said Sparta's sporting director Tomáš Rosický.
Birmančevič played in 25 games in the French league last season, but often came on as a substitute player. He also won the French Cup with Toulouse, although he did not reach the final.
Before that, he also worked in Partizan Belgrade, other Serbian clubs Radu and Čukaričky and Malmö. With him, he won the Swedish title and qualified from the first preliminary round to the group of the Champions League. The year before last year, he made three starts for the Serbian national team “A”. teams. I want to play for the title and also for the Champions League. That motivates me. I knew that Sparta would play for the Champions League and I like to play in the Champions League, including qualification,” said Birmančević.
S Malmö already qualified for the Champions League group from the first preliminary round. “Back then it was really difficult. Now I think the path is a little bit easier, we start in the third qualifying round, but we'll see. I want to play in the Champions League again and I came here for these goals. That means playing for the Champions League or the Europa League . We also have to win the league again,” added the offensive all-rounder.
Before him, Sparta already got another backup in Michal Ševčík from Brno during the summer break.