Date of birth: 03/04/1994
Place of birth: Split (Croatia)
Club career: Hajduk Split
Position: defensive midfielder, centre midfielder
Preferred foot: right
Market value (by transfermarkt.de): 2,000,000 €
Similar type of player: Xabi Alonso
– defensive contribution
He is best suited to playing as:
Centre midfielder in 4-2-3-1.
This extraordinary player was born in Split, and came through the youth ranks of local Hajduk. He is currently one of the biggest stars of the team. Brilliant performances in the Croatian league merited a call up to the Croatian national team, making Josip the youngest debutant in the history of the country. He is currently being watched by scouts from all over Europe, and it is possible that he will soon join one of the top leagues of the continent.