Luka Jovic

Luka Jovic

 

Country: Serbia

Date of birth: 23/12/1997 (16 years old)

Place of birth: Loznica (Serbia)

Height: 1,76m

Club career: Red Star Belgrade

Squad number: —

Current national team: Serbia U-17

Position: secondary striker, striker

Preferred foot: right

Market value (by transfermarkt.de): 

Contract until: unknown

Similar type of player: Radamel Falcao

 

Strengths:

– pace

– acceleration

– finishing

– heading

– movement

– instinct

– off the ball

– flair

 

Style of play:

– complete striker

– likes to capitalize on defensive mistakes

– one-on-one situation specialist

– counter attack threat

 

He is best suited to playing as:

Striker in 4-4-2.

jovic

 

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Achievements:

 

League summary:

No senior team appearances yet.

 

Description:

Red Star academy is a real talent factory. Players like Nemanja Vidic, Dejan Stankovic, Vladimir Jugovic, Dragan Dzajic or Zoran Filipovic have all graduated from its academy and all made big careers in European football. Currently, Zvezda is producing yet another generation of very talented footballers, including Milos Brajovic, Milos Stojanovic, Mihailo Ristic, Dusan Zivkovic, Luka Jovic. The latter is considered to be the biggest talent of them all; he joined Red Star as a young kid and started to score goals after goals to an extent that the press have started to compare him to Darko Pancev – the legendary Red Star striker. Luka has not featured yet in the SuperLiga, but should get his chance in first team football soon, just like Ivan Saponjic – his striking partner for Serbian U-17’s – has recently been given a chance at Partizan.

 

Quotes:

“I believe that I am ready to play senior football. Especially because I have always played with a year or two older generation.”

(Luka Jovic)

 

Football Talent Scout potential rating:

9/10   BallBallBallBallBallBallBallBallBall

Player has potential to become a key player in a top European club.

 

Links:

Transfermarkt: http://www.transfermarkt.de/en/luka-jovic/profil/spieler_257462.html

Soccerway: http://int.soccerway.com/players/luka-jovic/290152/

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