Melbourne Heart signs ex-Bayer Leverkusen, Dinamo Zagreb striker Tadic
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Tadic, 24, becomes Heart's latest recruit, following the arrivals of Liberian international Patrick Gerhardt, defender Steven Gray, Young Socceroo Golgol Mebrahtu and two-time Hyundai A-League Champion Andrew Redmayne.
Boasting an impressive first touch, a deceptive turn of pace and strength in possession, Tadic will bolster Heart's attacking stocks during the upcoming campaign, with his clinical finishing ability making him a danger in and around the 18-yard box.
Head Coach John Aloisi revealed his delight at Tadic's signing, saying the former Croatian youth international possesses all the tools required to succeed in the Hyundai A-League.
"Josip's a number nine, holds up the ball well, finds good positions in the box and is a goal scorer. He's a very important signing," Aloisi said.
"He will be the player we look for to score goals and we're sure he will. Josip is a player with a lot to prove."