2 Jun. 2017
At the age of 25, he already travelled across Europe looking for fame and recognition. He graduated from Luzern, in Switzerland, despite his Bosnian ascendency, he began his professional career at Grasshopper, one of the most prestigious clubs in his home country.
2009 was a decisive year in his career since he became U-17, world champion with the Swiss national team. That was enough for him to, still at the age of 17, transfer to Fiorentina, that invested in one of the biggest revelations of that World Cup.
Still very young, he never established himself in Italy and in that same year he returned to the Swiss league, in the second half of the season, to play at Neuchâtel Xamax. In the following year, still on loan from Fiorentina, another attempt in Italy, then playing for Lecce.
He returned to Florence in January and in the following season he was loaned to Novara. In 2013, a new stage, in Spain, playing for Real Sociedad, that wouldn’t last long, since in the following year he would transfer to Eintracht Frankfurt. In three seasons, he managed to stablish himself in the first team and in his debut season he was the top scorer of a team that hardly avoid relegation from the Bundesliga. The two following years confirmed his qualities as an explosive and skillful forward.