Sporting KC and forward Nikola Vujnovic mutually agree to terminate contract

Nikola Vujnovic - Sporting KC - May 10, 2022

Sporting Kansas City announced today that the club and forward Nikola Vujnovic have mutually agreed to terminate his contract.

Vujnovic, 25, joined the club in February on loan from Serbian side FK Vozdovac. The Montenegrin international started four of nine MLS appearances, totaling 331 minutes, and scored his lone goal for the club in a 4-2 extra-time win over FC Dallas in the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup Round of 32 on May 10.

Vujnovic’s departure leaves Sporting Kansas City with one open international roster slot in 2022, with the MLS Secondary Transfer Window open until Aug. 4. Sporting have recently signed 27-year-old attacking midfielder and German Bundesliga veteran Erik Thommy as well as 22-year-old Nigerian striker William Agada from the Israeli Premier League.

Sporting (4-11-4, 16 points) will begin a three-match road swing on Saturday by venturing north of the border to face Eastern Conference contenders CF Montreal (9-7-2, 29 points) at Stade Saputo. Kickoff is set for 6:30 p.m. CT with live coverage on 38 The Spot, the Sporting KC app,, Sports Radio 810 WHB and La Grande 1340 AM.

Transaction: Sporting Kansas City (MLS) and forward Nikola Vujnovic mutually agree to terminate contract.