Nemanja "Neno" Gudelj (Serbian Cyrillic: Немања Гудељ; born 16 November 1991) is a Serbian footballer who plays as a central midfielder for La Liga side Sevilla and the Serbian national team. He is the son of former NAC player Nebojša Gudelj and the older brother of Dragiša Gudelj. He holds both Serbian and Dutch citizenship.
Gudelj with Ajax in 2016
|Full name||Nemanja Gudelj|
|Date of birth||16 November 1991|
|Place of birth||Belgrade, SFR Yugoslavia|
|Height||1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)|
|2018–2019||→ Sporting CP (loan)||27||(1)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 23:35, 6 July 2020 (UTC)|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 17 November 2019
On 6 May 2015, it was announced that Gudelj would join AFC Ajax starting from the 2015–16 season. Along with him, his younger brother Dragiša would move to Ajax youth team and his father Nebojša would become a scout for the club focusing primarily on scouting players from the Balkans and Serbia. On 5 November 2016, Gudelj was removed from the first team selection after stating he couldn't be motivated when not starting.
Guangzhou Evergrande TaobaoEdit
On 28 January 2018, Guangzhou Evergrande Taobao announced that Gudelj was transferred from Tianjin TEDA and signed a 2-year contract. The transfer fee was not announced. He made his debut for Guangzhou on 21 February 2018 in a 0–0 away draw against Cerezo Osaka in the second group stage match of 2018 AFC Champions League. On 14 March, he scored his first goal for the club in the fourth group stage match of the AFC Champions League against Jeju United, which ensured Guangzhou Evergrande's 2–0 away win. Gudelj was excluded from first team squad in July 2018 due to the limitation of the number of foreign players.
Sporting CP (loan)Edit
On 23 August 2018, Gudelj was loaned to Primeira Liga side Sporting CP for the 2018–19 season. The contract at will extend for 4 years as a Sporting CP player. The actual loan contract expires in the end of the season so he would move as a free player .
After being capped at the U19 and U21 levels, Gudelj earned his first cap for Serbia on 5 March 2014, in a 2–1 away win over Ireland in a friendly match after coming on as a last minute substitute for Antonio Rukavina. In 2014, Gudelj played for the national team a further four times, playing against Jamaica twice, Panama and Brazil.
In July 2014 his former coach at AZ, Dick Advocaat, was named as Serbia's national team manager for the Euro 2016 campaign. He scored his first goal on 18 November 2014 in a 2–0 away friendly win against Greece.
- As of 6 July 2020
- As of 17 November 2019
|Serbian national team|
- Scores and results list Serbia's goal tally first.
|1.||18 November 2014||Perivolia Municipal Stadium, Chania, Greece||Greece||2–0||2–0||Friendly|
Guangzhou Evergrande Taobao
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