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Marko Arnautović
Marko Arnautović
Date of birth:

April 29, 1989

Nationality:

Flag of Austria Austria

Position:

Winger

Team:

West Ham United

Marko Arnautović (Serbian Cyrillic: Марко Арнаутовић, German pronunciation: [ˈmaʁkoː aʁˈnaʊtovɪtʃ]; born 19 April 1989) is an Austrian professional footballer who plays as a forward for Premier League club West Ham United and the Austria national team.

Arnautović began his career in his native Austria playing in the youth teams for a number of clubs in the Vienna area before he signed a contract with Dutch club Twente in 2006. He impressed at De Grolsch Veste and after a fine 2008–09 season he joined Italian giants Internazionale on loan, where he made only three appearances due to injury. He joined German side Werder Bremen in June 2010 and became a regular member of the first team. In September 2013 Arnautović joined English side Stoke City. He spent four seasons in Stoke scoring 26 goals in 145 appearances. He joined West Ham United in July 2017 for a fee of £20 million.

A full international for Austria since 2008, he helped the nation to qualify for UEFA Euro 2016.