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Ex-Chelsea defender Slobodan Rajkovic without a club

Former Chelsea defender Slobodan Rajkovic is without a club.

Rajkovic spent the past three years with Italian club Palermo but was released after they finished bottom of Serie B last summer.

A 16-year-old Rajkovic signed for Chelsea in 2005.

The centre-back, tipped to succeed John Terry in defence, had spent the previous summer at Arsenal's youth camp.

Andre Villas-Boas gave the Serbian centre-back his first start for Chelsea, in a behind-closed-doors friendly against Wycombe Wanderers in 2011.

That same year Rajkovic was sold to Hamburg in a £1.8m deal.

His career never really ignited, making just 42 appearances for the German side in four years.


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