Ex-Spurs man Bunjevcevic dies aged 45

first_imgTottenham Hotspur Former Tottenham & Red Star Belgrade defender Goran Bunjevcevic dies aged 45 Jamie Smith 07:54 6/29/18 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Goran Bunjevcevic Getty Images Tottenham Hotspur Premier League Tottenham Hotspur v Fulham Crvena Zvezda v Spartak Subotica Crvena Zvezda Super Liga The former Red Star Belgrade captain, who spent five years in the Premier League with Tottenham, has passed away after suffering an aneurysm Goran Bunjevcevic has died at the age of 45, his former club Red Star Belgrade have confirmed.Bunjevcevic captained the club and later moved into a director of football position before taking roles at the Football Association of Serbia.”Goran fought bravely for over a month after suffering an aneurysm on May 20 this year, but has today tragically lost the battle,” Red Star said in a statement. Editors’ Picks Perfection from Pulisic: Chelsea’s Captain America has arrived in the Premier League Why always Raheem? ‘Unplayable’ Sterling setting a standard Man City’s other stars need to match ‘There is no creativity’ – Can Solskjaer get Man Utd scoring freely again? ‘Everyone legged it on to the pitch!’ – How Foden went from Man City superfan to future superstar Bunjevcevic played for Tottenham in the Premier League between 2001 and 2006 before ending his playing career at Dutch side ADO Den Haag.We are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of our former player Goran Bunjevčević. The thoughts of everyone at the Club are with his friends and family at this extremely difficult time. pic.twitter.com/UryBkqz6as— Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) June 28, 2018″We are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of our former player Goran Bunjevcevic,” said a Tottenham statement.”The thoughts of everyone at the club are with his friends and family at this extremely difficult time.””I love Zvezda. I’m a Zvezda fan, of course. Crvena zvezda is a big part of my life.” – Goran Bunjevčević https://t.co/YHv5XDziid— FK Crvena zvezda in English (@crvenazvezda_en) June 28, 2018Bunjevcevic, who won 16 caps for Yugoslavia, was a two-time league champion with Red Star. Check out Goal’s Premier League 2019-20 fantasy football podcast for game tips, debate and rivalries.last_img