Ivan Ilić (born 17 March 2001) is a Serbian professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Hellas Verona, on loan from Manchester City.
Red Star Belgrade
Ivan started playing football with local football club Filip Filipović. Ilić moved to Red Star Belgrade youth team from Real Niš in summer 2016. Shortly after he joined the new club, he signed his first three-year professional contract. Ilić made his senior debut for Red Star Belgrade in 28 fixture match of the 2016–17 Serbian SuperLiga season against Spartak Subotica, replacing Srđan Plavšić in last minute of the game played on 1 April 2017. He became the youngest debutant in the club history and first player born 2001 who appeared in the Serbian SuperLiga.
Manchester City move & Red Star loan
In summer 2017, Ilić had been sold to Manchester City along with his older brother Luka, staying on loan at Red Star until his 18th birthday. At the beginning of October 2017, The Guardian picked Ilić as the most prospective first-year scholar in the academy of Manchester City. Ilić played his first full-time senior match in 5–0 Serbian Cup victory over Dinamo Vranje on 11 October 2017.