Forgotten Premier League midfielder arrested in connection with assault of former partner

FORMER Premier League footballer Ognjen Koroman has been arrested on suspicion of assaulting his ex-partner, according to reports.

The Serbian played in the English top flight in 2006.

GettyOgnjen Koroman played six times for Portsmouth in 2006[/caption]

He played six times for Portsmouth before moving to Red Star Belgrade.

According to Sportal, Koroman was detained by police this morning.

The 45-year-old is alleged to have physically and verbally assaulted former partner Ana Micic.

He is accused of hitting Ana in the ribs.

Koroman is claimed to have been breathalyzed by police this morning.

The former right midfielder played 36 times for his country.

Prior to joining Portsmouth on two loan spells he represented Radnicki Kragujevac, Spartak Subotica, OFK Beograd, Dynamo Moscow, Krylia Sovetov Samara and Terek Grozny.

Following his stint in England he returned to Serbia to play for Red Star Belgrade between 2007 and 2009.

He then moved to Asia to play for Incheon United in the K-League, before returning for another spell at Red Star.

Koroman finished his career by going back to Krylia Sovetov Samara in Russia, retiring in 2013.

Since hanging up his boots he has moved into coaching.

He took charge of Serbian club Zarkovo in 2019, before moving on to Smederevo 1924.

Koroman most recently managed Bosnian outfit Tekstilac Derventa last year.

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