HOW ACQUIRED: Transferred from Maccabi Tel Aviv on January 31, 2017. Signed a two-year deal with an option for a third.
Brought in as the Union looked to strengthen their midfield ahead of 2017, Medunjanin returns to Philadelphia for his second year. The Bosnian international had an MLS debut season where he started all 34 regular season games and led the team in assists with 12. He will continue to pair well in midfield with Alejandro Bedoya.
INTERNATIONAL: At the international level Medunjanin has earned 58 caps for the Bosnian National Team while recording eight goals. In the UEFA Euro 2012 qualifying campaign, he contributed with three goals against Albania, Belarus, and Luxembourg. The midfielder led Bosnia to the second place in their group.
OUTSIDE MLS: The veteran midfielder started his professional career with AZ Alkmaar. Medinjanin recorded four goals in 25 appearances for his first club. After his stint with AZ, Medunjanin spent time with Sparta Rotterdam on loan and then traveled to Valladolid of La Liga. After appearing in La Liga, Medinjanin appeared for Maccabi Tel Aviv of the Israel Premier League for two stints. Afterwards the midfielder appeared for Gaziantepspor of the Super Lig on loan, and then signed for the club the following season. After spending time with Deportivo La Coruña, Medinjanin returned to Maccabi where he made 56 appearances in all competitions scoring 6 goals since joining in January of last year.