Rafa Benitez isn't getting the best out of Aleksandar Mitrovic at Newcastle United, according to Serbia's coach.
Mitrovic – who netted against Moldova last week – has a phenomenal scoring record for Serbia.
However, Mitrovic has had less success at Newcastle under Benitez, who used him sparingly in the Championship last season. A
Asked about Mitrovic, Serbia coach Slavoljub Muslin said: "Maybe the system we play with three attackers suits him better.
"Perhaps the coach in Newcastle doesn’t have as much confidence in him as I do.
"He is our first centre-forward. Perhaps he feels more comfortable playing for the national team than he does for his own club."