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Porto sign Serbia defender Stepanov

Published: Friday 27 July 2007, 19.37CET
FC Porto have signed Serbian international Milan Stepanov from Trabzonspor for an undisclosed fee, with the central defender agreeing a four-year deal.
 

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Published: Friday 27 July 2007, 19.37CET

Porto sign Serbia defender Stepanov

FC Porto have signed Serbian international Milan Stepanov from Trabzonspor for an undisclosed fee, with the central defender agreeing a four-year deal.

FC Porto have signed Serbian international Milan Stepanov from Trabzonspor for an undisclosed fee, with the defender agreeing a four-year contract.

Career high
The 24-year-old has left the Turkish club to accept the challenge of UEFA Champions League football with the Portuguese title-holders. Stepanov said: "This is the biggest moment of my career. I needed a new challenge and now I want to show why Porto have brought me here."

International recognition
Stepanov spent five and a half seasons with FK Vojvodina before joining Trabzonspor during the 2005/06 campaign. In Turkey he made 37 league appearances. The centre-back has also won five international caps over the last year, since reaching the UEFA European Under-21 Championship semi-finals with Serbia and Montenegro in 2006.

Last updated: 27/07/07 23.04CET

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