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Standing tall at 6’4”, Novakovich is a talented and dexterous striker who honed his skills stateside before arriving at the Royals Academy doorsteps in the summer of 2014. He has represented the United States at U20 level and has also come on leaps and bounds within the club’s U21 and U23 roster. He made his senior debut away to Watford in March 2015 and his Madejski Stadium bow against Birmingham a month later.
In 2016-17, Novakovich topped our Under-23 goalscoring charts by notching 16 goals in 30(+3) appearances for the club - helping the Royals reach the Premier League Cup Final in the process.