FC Zurich sign forward Ivan Santini
33-year-old striker Ivan Santini joins FC Zurich with immediate effect and on a two-year contract until the summer of 2024.
Santini completed most of his football education in his home country of Croatia before playing for the youth teams of Red Bull Salzburg for a year and a half from 2007. The 1.90 m tall right-footed player made his professional debut in March 2009 at FC Ingolstadt 04. The five-time Croatian international’s other clubs were the Croatian first division clubs NK Zadar and NK Osijek, SC Freiburg, the Belgian clubs KV Kortrijk, Standard Liège and RSC Anderlecht, with which he won the cup in 2016, SM Caen in France and Jiangsu FC in China, with which he won the championship in 2020. Since August 2021, Santini has been under contract with Al-Fateh in Saudi Arabia. So far, the center-forward has made 266 appearances in the top flights in Belgium, Germany, France and Croatia, in which he has scored 107 goals and played 19 assists.
FC Zurich welcome Ivan Santini and wish him a lot of success.