Nemanja Ćalasan

Nemanja Ćalasan (Serbian Cyrillic: Немања Ћаласан; born 17 March 1996) is a Serbian professional football player who plays as center back for Portuguese club Chaves.

Nemanja Ćalasan
Personal information
Full name Nemanja Ćalasan
Date of birth (1996-03-17) 17 March 1996 (age 24)
Place of birth Subotica, FR Yugoslavia[1]
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)[2]
Playing position(s) Centre back
Club information
Current team
Chaves
Number 40
Youth career
Spartak Subotica
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2014–2015 Bačka 1901 12 (0)
2015–2018 Spartak Subotica 79 (2)
2015–2016Bačka 1901 (loan) 26 (4)
2019– Chaves 3 (0)
National team
2016–2017 Serbia U20 5 (0)
2017– Serbia U21 3 (0)
2017– Serbia 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 1 January 2019
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 27 March 2018

Club careerEdit

Spartak SuboticaEdit

Ćalasan started his career with Spartak Subotica, where he passed all youth selections. In 2014, he moved to local football club Bačka 1901, where he spent the 2014–15 season in the Serbian League Vojvodina.[1] Next summer, he has joined the first team of Spartak Subotica,[3] but shortly after he returned to Bačka 1901, this time as a loaned player until the end of 2015–16 season.[4] At the beginning of 2016, Ćalasan signed his first professional contract with Spartak Subotica,[5] and in summer of the same year, he became a regular member of the first squad.[6] He started the 2016–17 season paired with Aleksandar Radovanović on the stopper places.[7] After several goals for Bačka 1901 during the 2015–16 season in the Serbian League Vojvodina, Ćalasan scored his first SuperLiga goal in second fixture match, against Radnički Niš.[8] During the 2016–17 season, Ćalasan made 32 matches at total in all competitions under coach Andrey Chernyshov.[9]

During the 2017–18 season, Ćalasan made 31 appearances in both domestic competitions under coaches Aleksandar Veselinović and Vladimir Gaćinović, finishing at the 4th place of the SuperLiga table.[9] Ćalasan made his first continental appearance in the first leg of the First qualifying round for 2018–19 UEFA Europa League campaign, against Coleraine, pairing with Dejan Kerkez as a centre-back.[10] In the first match of the next round, played on 26 July 2018, Ćalasan scored for 2–0 win against Sparta Prague.[11]

ChavesEdit

On 12 January 2019, it was announced that Ćalasan signed a three-and-a-half year contract with Primeira Liga club Chaves.[12]

International careerEdit

Ćalasan was called in Serbia U20 national squad by coach Nenad Lalatović, and made his debut for the team in a match against Montenegro in November 2016.[13] At the beginning of 2017, he also received a call from Serbia national football team coach, Slavoljub Muslin, for a friendly match against United States on 29 January 2017,[14] when he made a debut for the team.[9] Ćalasan got his first call in Serbian under-21 team by coach Goran Đorović in September 2017.[15] He made his debut for the team in away friendly against Qatar on 17 December 2017.[16]

Career statisticsEdit

ClubEdit

As of 1 January 2019[9]
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League Cup Continental Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Bačka 1901 2014–15[1] League Vojvodina 12 0 12 0
2015–16 (loan)[1] 26 4 26 4
Total 38 4 38 4
Spartak Subotica 2015–16 SuperLiga 0 0 0 0
2016–17 31 1 1 0 32 1
2017–18 30 0 1 0 31 0
2018–19 18 1 2 0 5 1 25 2
Total 79 2 4 0 5 1 88 3
Career total 117 6 4 0 5 1 126 7

InternationalEdit

As of 30 January 2017[17]
Serbia
Year Apps Goals
2017 1 0
Total 1 0

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d "Calasan, Nemanja". srbijafudbal.com (in Serbian). Retrieved 12 October 2016.
  2. ^ "Nemanja Calasan FK Spartak". YouTube (in Serbian). 5 September 2014. Retrieved 5 August 2016.
  3. ^ "Počele pripreme za novu sezonu". FK Spartak Subotica official website (in Serbian). 8 June 2015. Retrieved 5 August 2016.
  4. ^ ""FUDBAL" 32/15 - page 3066" (PDF). Football Association of Serbia (in Serbian). 12 August 2015. Retrieved 5 August 2016.
  5. ^ "FK "Spartak" predstavio pojačanja za nastavak sezone". subotica.com (in Serbian). 19 February 2016. Retrieved 5 August 2016.
  6. ^ "Predstavljena pojačanja". FK Spartak Subotica official website (in Serbian). 22 July 2016. Retrieved 5 August 2016.
  7. ^ "Ћаласан: Не бих волео у Звезду или у Партизан, желим у иностранство". Sportski žurnal (in Serbian). 8 January 2017. Retrieved 23 June 2017.
  8. ^ "Savladali Radnički". FK Spartak Subotica official website (in Serbian). 30 July 2016. Retrieved 5 August 2016.
  9. ^ a b c d Nemanja Ćalasan at Soccerway
  10. ^ "LE: Spartak u 95. minutu izbegao poraz od anonimnih Iraca". B92 (in Serbian). 12 July 2018. Retrieved 27 July 2018.
  11. ^ "БЛИСТАВА НОЋ СПАРТАКА: Суботичани шокирали Спарту у Новом Саду". Večernje novosti (in Serbian). 26 July 2018. Retrieved 27 July 2018.
  12. ^ Mihajlo Vidojević (January 13, 2019). "Još jedan Srbin u Portugalu". Sportske.net (in Serbian).
  13. ^ "Лалатовићева Србија (селекција до 20 година) боља од Црне Горе у Подгорици – 2:1(0:0)". Football Association of Serbia (in Serbian). 13 November 2016. Retrieved 17 January 2017.
  14. ^ "Селектор Славољуб Муслин позвао 18 играча за дуел против САД у Сан Дијегу, 29. јануара". Football Association of Serbia (in Serbian). 17 January 2017. Retrieved 17 January 2017.
  15. ^ "Ђоровић позвао 23 играча за Македонију и Русију". Sportski žurnal (in Serbian). 27 September 2017. Retrieved 27 September 2017.
  16. ^ "Никад млађа селекција Србије до 21 године славила у Дохи против Катара -2:1(1:1)". Football Association of Serbia (in Serbian). 17 December 2015. Archived from the original on 22 December 2017. Retrieved 17 December 2017.
  17. ^ "Nemanja Ćalasan". National Football Teams. Benjamin Strack-Zimmerman.

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