DC United defender Dejan Jakovic winning praise

DC United coach Ben Olsen has been pleased with the form of Dejan Jakovic this season. Olsen says the 27 year-old is still improving.

DC United coach Ben Olsen has been pleased with the form of Dejan Jakovic this season.

Olsen says the 27 year-old is still improving.

“He’s grown up a lot,” Olsen told the Washington Post, “but there’s so much more that he can do — which is scary.

“He’s extremely athletic, he’s fast, he’s comfortable on the ball, he’s good in the air,” Olsen said. “He’s pretty well-rounded for a center back.”

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