Mislav Komorski set for NorthEast United return

Croatian defender Mislav Komorski will be donning the NorthEast United FC colours in Hero Indian Super League (Hero ISL) 2019-20, the club has confirmed. The 27-year-old was a part of the Highlanders' side which reached the semi-finals last season but missed the latter stages due to injury.

A product of the Dinamo Zagreb academy, Komorski began his professional career back in 2010. After representing a host of clubs in his home country, the tall centre back arrived on Indian shores after signing for the Highlanders ahead of the 2018-19 campaign. He has also represented the Croatia national team in U-16, U-17, U-18, U-19 and U-20 levels.

Komorski turned out to be an integral part of former NorthEast head coach Eelco Schattorie's set-up early in the campaign and played in 10 matches in the first half of the season. However, an injury cut his season short and he was eventually replaced by Colombian Janeiler Rivas Palacios for the second half of the season.

Besides being a very able defender, Komorski also excels in passing the ball, as shown by his 87.5% passing accuracy rate from last season.

Now fit again, Komorski will be back with the Highlanders for Hero ISL 2019-20 and will hope to flourish under new head coach and fellow countryman Robert Jarni.

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