A winger with strong work ethic and close to 100 professional appearances in Europe, David Milinković arrived in Vancouver in January 2020 on a one-year loan, with an option to purchase, from English Championship side Hull City.
'18-'19: Milinković joined Hull City via transfer midway through 2018, and made eight substitute appearances in league competition for the English Championship outfit. He added two starts in four cup appearances, scoring a goal in his final match at Hull City. '17-'18: During the 2017-18 season on loan to Heart of Midlothian FC from his parent club Genoa CF, Milinković led his side with five assists while scoring six goals in 15 starts and 24 appearances in Premiership competition, and landed in the top 10 in the entire Premiership with 2.02 key passes per 90 minutes. In addition, he made one start and two appearances in the Scottish FA Cup.
'14-'18: Prior to his transfer to Hull City, Milinković was a member of Italian Serie A club Genoa CF and had stints with Italian sides Virtus Lanciano, Foggia, ACR Messina, as well as Scottish Premiership club Heart of Midlothian FC. During his time playing in Italy, he collected five starts in 19 Serie B appearances, as well as seven goals in 33 starts and 34 Serie C appearances. Milinković also scored a goal in four starts and five Coppa Italia matches.
Born in Antibes, France and having started with the AS Cannes youth system, Milinković and his family moved to Belgrade, Serbia as a teenager. He would continue his development at the youth level with Red Star Belgrade, then moved up to the professional ranks across the city with FK Rad and FK BASK before moving to Italy in 2015.
STATS - PROFESSIONAL CAREER OUTSIDE MLS
|2018-19||Hull City||English Championship||8||0||0|
|2016-17||Messina||Italian Serie C||34||33||7|
|2015-16||Virtus Lanciano||Italian Serie B||7||0||0|
|2015-16||Salernitana||Italian Serie B||9||4||0|
|2014-15||Ternana||Italian Serie B||3||1||0|
|2019-20||Hull City||EFL Cup||1||1||1|
|2018-19||Hull City||EFL Cup||2||0||0|
|2018-19||Hull City||FA Cup||1||1||0|