The Hungary international has scored six goals in the Champions League this year, and now he is headed to Major League Soccer.
The Chicago Fire have signed striker Nemanja Nikolic from Legia Warsaw, the Polish side announced Tuesday.
Warsaw announced Nikolic’s departure on Twitter, wishing him luck and thanking him for his contributions to the side. The Fire have yet to confirm the signing and terms have not been disclosed.
Done deal: Nemanja Nikolić leaves Legia to join @ChicagoFire. Thank you and good luck, King Niko! pic.twitter.com/hBTQuvv14o
— Legia Warsaw (@LegiaWarsawEN) December 20, 2016
The Serbian-born striker, who represents Hungary on the international level, has spent the last season and a half at Warsaw, scoring 41 times in the league in 56 appearances. Nikolic, 28, has also scored six times in the UEFA Champions League this term, including a tally against Borussia Dortmund on Nov. 22.
For Hungary, Nikolic has scored three times in 23 appearances. He came on twice as a substitute at the 2016 European Championships, but did not score.