Jean-Philippe Krasso: Blazing Ivorian Attacker Set To Pen A Deal With Red Star Belgrade


Jean-Philippe Krasso will pen a four-year deal with Red Star Belgrade following a remarkable season in attack for Saint-Etienne.

After an impressive three-year-stay at Les Verts, he has opted to join the Serbian giants when his contract comes to an end on the 30th of June.

Krasso’s best season with the Saint-Etienne outfit was the 2022/23 season and he ended the Ligue 2 as third top scorer with 17 goals.

Jean-Philippe Krasso is set to pen a lucrative deal with Red Star Belgrade
Jean-Philippe Krasso is set to pen a lucrative deal with Red Star Belgrade

The Ivorian completed the season as the highest in terms of assists with 12 assists to his name.

Unfortunately, the efforts of Jean-Philippe Krasso at Saint Etienne last term couldn’t be rewarded with a place in the top division.

The Stéphanois finished 8th in the 2022/23 season with 53 points and it appears that ultimately influenced the decision of Krasso to exit the club.

It has been reported that in spite of interest from Locomotiv Moscow and Udinese, the former Lorient man has decided to join Red Star Belgrade.

Jean-Philippe Krasso will receive £600,000 yearly at the Serbian club and he will sign a four-year deal with the club.

Jean-Philippe Krasso eyes Champions League football with Red Star Belgrade

The lure of playing Champions League football is also a factor in him joining the Belgrade outfit.

Red Star Belgrade also known as FK Crvena Zvezda finished the Serbian top-flight division as champions in the last 8 seasons.

Their league triumph in the 2022/23 season has earned the side a spot in the UEFA Champions League for next season.

The Red-Whites have also won the UEFA Champions League in the past, winning it in the 1990/91 season.

Crvena Zvezda also ended the 2022/23 season unbeaten with 30 victories and 7 draws.

Definitely, Jean-Philippe Krasso has weighed his options and he has seen that the Serbian giants should be the perfect fit for him.

His medical is scheduled for Tuesday and when his deal is announced, it will be the first time the Ivorian will be playing for a club outside France.

Jean-Philippe Krasso Red Star Belgrade
Jean-Philippe Krasso will be playing outside France for the first time in his career, when he joins Red Star Belgrade

Who is Jean-Philippe Krasso and when was he born?

The 25-year-old is a professional footballer who currently represents Saint-Etienne but he is on the verge of joining Serbian club Red Star Belgrade.

He was born on the 17th of July 1997.

Jean-Philippe Krasso’s family?

Information concerning his family is unknown as he hasn’t revealed those information to the public.

Jean-Philippe Krasso’s salary, net worth and market value?

He earns about £6,000 at Saint-Etienne but his salary is expected to increase when he joins Red Star Belgrade.

The Ivorian’s net worth is estimated to be about $300,000 – $600,000.

According to Transfermkt, his market value is €6,000,000.

Jean-Philippe Krasso’s stats?

He has scored 49 goals and provided 23 assists in 175 appearances so far in his career.

Krasso’s can function in what position?

His primary position is center-forward, but he can also function as a Right or Left Winger if needed.

Jean-Philippe Krasso’s attributes?

He is a fantastic dribbler but he also has the traits needed of players in his primary position.

Club’s Jean-Philippe Krasso has played for?

The Ivorian started out his senior career with Lorient B before joining Schiltigheim on a free transfer.

He left Schiltigheim Schiltigheim in the summer of 2018 to join Epinal on a free transfer.

After a 2-year-stint with Epinal, he exited the side to join Saint-Etienne in 2020.

Jean-Philippe Krasso penned a three-year deal with Les Verts and at Saint-Etienne he has been loaned to two clubs namely Le Mans and AC Ajaccio.

His time at Saint-Etienne is nearing its expiration and as earlier indicated, he is about to pen a lucrative four-year deal with Red Star Belgrade.


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