And while the player has accepted he won't be going back to Anderlecht he was not so willing to shut the door on a move to Partizan
February's Belgrade derby was marred by shocking racist abusefrom the terraces that left Partizan
midfielder Everton Luiz in tears.
The third qualifying round first-leg match was not entirely incident-free, however, as Partizan
fans threw firecrackers at Olympiakos midfielder Marko Marin when he went to take a corner and a plastic bottle at a visiting player as the teams went off at half-time.
A Serbian fan group tweeted: "Big respect for Wales fans who came to Belgrade for the match between Serbia and Wales and donated blood for injured Partizan
The team from Partizan
will be there again, and hopefully this time they will make it to the final and we can hope for yet another exciting tournament," Ahmad Salim Al Muhairi, Chairman, Organising Committee, told Gulf News.
The three-goal mountain Augsburg had to climb against Partizan
was long and strenuous, but the Bavarians may have been the first club to make the group stage worth watching.
have blasted out of the blocks this season too with four wins out of four, 13 goals scored and no goals conceded while their Romanian hosts are yet to win in front of their fans.
He has refused to sign a professional contract with the club, however, meaning Partizan
could pick up just PS670,000 for his services.
A striker always wants to score but against Partizan
he created chances pretty well and was unlucky in front of goal.
Undaunted, the Eagles remain unbeaten in the European tournament this season and were at their finest on the pitch against Partizan
in the latest outing, winning the match 4-0.
I don't let things bother me, but when we played Red Star in the Marakana they insulted us and did everything to force Partizan
players into mistakes.
With three fellow Cardiff City season ticket holders, I instead travelled out to Serbia to witness the intense atmosphere of the Belgrade derby showdown between fierce rivals Partizan
Belgrade and Red Star Belgrade.
Belgrade are facing UEFA sanctions after the governing body opened disciplinary proceedings for the anti-Semitic banner displayed by some of their fans against Tottenham.
Their intense, goalless Europa League encounter in Serbia on Thursday night was overshadowed by a banner displayed at Partizan
Stadium throughout the Group C opener.
0 MAURICIO POCHETTINO slammed the "unacceptable" anti-Semitic banner displayed by Partizan
Belgrade fans as Spurs fought out a goalless draw in the Serbian capital.