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Zinedin Mustedanagić (Bosnian pronunciation: [zǐnedin mǔstedanagitɕ]; born 1 August 1998) is a Bosnian professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Czech First League club Sparta Prague and the Bosnia and Herzegovina U21 national team.

Zinedin Mustedanagić
Personal information
Full name Zinedin Mustedanagić
Date of birth (1998-08-01) 1 August 1998 (age 21)
Place of birth Bosanska Krupa, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Sparta Prague
Number TBA
Youth career
Sloga Bosanska Otoka
Sparta Prague
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2016– Sparta Prague 7 (0)
2017Dukla Prague (loan) 18 (3)
2018–2019Ružomberok (loan) 25 (5)
2019–České Budějovice (loan) 0 (0)
National team
2012–2015 Bosnia and Herzegovina U17 16 (4)
2015–2017 Bosnia and Herzegovina U19 19 (5)
2017– Bosnia and Herzegovina U21 5 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 6 July 2019
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 26 March 2019

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Club careerEdit

Sparta PragueEdit

Mustedanagić is a product of Sparta Prague's youth academy, with whom he signed his first professional contract in August 2015.[1] He made his professional debut in a cup game against České Budějovice on 12 October 2016 at the age of 18.[2] Two weeks later, he made his league debut in a 4–0 home win against Příbram.[3]

On 25 January 2017, Mustedanagić signed a new three-year deal with the club.[4]

Two days later, he was sent on a year-long loan to Dukla Prague.[5] During the loan, on 11 March, he scored his first professional goal against Jablonec, which ensured his team a triumph.[6]

Loan to RužomberokEdit

In August 2018, Mustedanagić was loaned to Slovak Fortuna liga club Ružomberok.[7] It was said, that he re-joined David Holoubek, who previously served as a youth manager in Sparta, to advance Mustedanagić in his career, as well as to increase his play-time due to an overload of players in Sparta's senior team.[8]

In Slovakia, Mustedanagić immediately became a starting-XI player and a crucial part of the team, playing in his preferred position, as an attacking midfielder. In his debut match against Spartak Trnava, that concluded as a goal-less tie, on 26 August 2018, Mustedanagić played the entire match and was booked with a yellow card.[9] He scored his first header goal against Nitra over a month later, after a cross from Peter Gál-Andrezly.[10] By the end of the season he scored 4 more league goals (plus 2 more in the Slovak Cup against FK Gerlachov), including one against Slovan Bratislava, in an unexpected 3–2 win over the season's champions.

This marked the first competitive defeat for Slovan at the newly reconstructed Tehelné pole and meant, that after 16 rounds Ružomberok re-gained the 3rd place in the table overcoming Žilina, to the place guaranteeing them a spot in the qualifying round of next season's Europa League.[11] Ružomberok managed to hold on to that position in the remaining three fixtures of the season.

International careerEdit

Mustedanagić represented Bosnia and Herzegovina on all youth levels. He also served as captain of under-17 and under-19 teams.[12]

Career statisticsEdit

ClubEdit

As of match played 24 May 2019.[13]
Club Season League Cup Continental Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Sparta Prague 2016–17 Czech First League 5 0 2 0 7 0
2017–18 Czech First League 2 0 2 0
Total 7 0 2 0 9 0
Dukla Prague (loan) 2016–17 Czech First League 9 1 9 1
2017–18 Czech First League 9 2 2 0 11 2
Total 18 3 2 0 20 3
Ružomberok (loan) 2018–19 Slovak Super Liga 25 5 2 2 27 7
Career total 50 6 6 2 56 8

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Mustedanagić, fudbaler Sparte, novi igrač u juniorskoj reprezentaciji". klix.ba (in Bosnian). 2 November 2015. Retrieved 4 November 2015.
  2. ^ "Zinedin Mustedanagić debitovao za prvi tim Sparte Prag". bih.ba (in Bosnian). 12 October 2016. Retrieved 15 October 2016.
  3. ^ "Mustedanagić upisao ligaški debi". sportsport.ba (in Bosnian). 29 October 2016. Retrieved 30 October 2016.
  4. ^ "Sparta nagradila Mustedanagića novim ugovorom". sportsport.ba (in Bosnian). 25 January 2017. Retrieved 28 January 2017.
  5. ^ "Sparta poslala Mustedanagića na posudbu". sportsport.ba (in Bosnian). 27 January 2017. Retrieved 29 January 2017.
  6. ^ "Zinedin Mustedanagić donio pobjedu Dukli protiv Jabloneca". scsport.ba (in Bosnian). 11 March 2017. Retrieved 11 March 2017.
  7. ^ "Sparta poslala Mustedanagića na posudbu u Slovačku". fokus.ba (in Bosnian). 25 August 2018. Retrieved 26 August 2018.
  8. ^ "Mustedanagič míří na Slovensko za Holoubkem. Kdo ještě ze Sparty odejde?". iDNES.cz. 17 August 2018. Retrieved 31 May 2019.
  9. ^ http://www.bart.sk, webdesign and software: bart sk s r o. "FC Spartak Trnava - MFK Ružomberok | 0 - 0". ulk.futbalnet.sk (in Slovak). Retrieved 31 May 2019.
  10. ^ http://www.bart.sk, webdesign and software: bart sk s r o. "MFK Ružomberok - FC Nitra | 3 - 1". ulk.futbalnet.sk (in Slovak). Retrieved 31 May 2019.
  11. ^ "Už istý majster Slovan prehral v Ružomberku, DAC si zabezpečil miestenku do EL UEFA". tvnoviny.sk (in Slovak). Retrieved 31 May 2019.
  12. ^ "Mustedanagić: Timskom igrom juniorska selekcija može do EP-a". sportsport.ba (in Bosnian). 23 November 2016. Retrieved 24 November 2016.
  13. ^ "Z. Mustedanagić". soccerway.com. Retrieved 24 May 2019.

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