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Leyton Orient FC Player Profiles

Posted 1st October 2016 at 05:03 pm

Midfielder Zan Benedicic joined the O’s on a short-term deal until January 2017 on September 19, 2016 having left Serie B side Ascoli Picchio.

Born in Slovenia, Benedicic made the move to Italy as a youngster, coming through the AC Milan youth academy and had a loan move to England with Leeds United at the start of the 2014-15 season.

Known for his set pieces and long distance shooting ability, the midfielder has played at every youth level from under-17 to under-21 for Slovenia.

Benedicic linked up with Serie B club Como following his time with Milan, before joining Ascoli in January 2016, playing on nine occasions.

Career History