Date of birth: 29/04/1996 (17 years old)
Place of birth: Kalmar (Sweden)
Club career: IFK Goteborg
Position: attacking midfielder, secondary striker, striker
Preferred foot: right
Market value (by transfermarkt.de): 50,000 €
Similar type of player: Diego Costa & Ola Toivonen
He is best suited to playing as:
Secondary striker in 4-4-2, attacking midfielder in 4-2-3-1.
Allsvenskan 2013 (ongoing): 3 matches/0 goals (IFK Goteborg)
Gustav is not one of the eye-catching flair-type of a player, but he is a very strong, ambitious player with a great work rate. Up until recently, he was a very important piece of the U-17 Sweden national team alongside the likes of Isak Sswenkambo, Ali Suljic or Valmir Berisha. Together with his teammates, he reached a UEFA European Under-17 Championship semi-final, but lost in the penalty shootout to Russia. He made his debut in the league on 13th July 2013 against Brommapojkarna and has played up until today 3 games in the IFK Goteborg first team, including against against Syrianska, which he started and got an assist.
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