Date of birth: 28/06/1995 (19 years old)
Place of birth: Slovenia
Club career: NK Maribor, NK Verzej (loan), NK Maribor
Squad number: 16
Current national team: Slovenia U-19
Position: central defender
Preferred foot: right
Market value (by transfermarkt.de): 100,000 €
Contract until: unknown
Player’s agent: AR Sport Management
Similar type of player: Per Mertesacker
– aerial duels
Style of play:
– clears the ball out of defence often
– marks opponent tightly
– indirect set-piece threat
He is best suited to playing as:
Central defender in 4-4-2.
Druga Liga 2013/2014: 9 matches/1 goal (NK Verzej)
Prva Liga 2013/2014 (ongoing): 3 matches/0 goals (NK Maribor)
Damjan Vuklisevic is a graduate of the current best Slovenian club – NK Maribor. He came through “The Violets” youth academy, finally making it to the first team this year, though he spent the first part of the current season on loan with Maribor’s satellite club – NK Verzej in Slovenian Second Division. He made his debut for current Slovenian champions on 30th October 2013 in a cup game against NK Radomlje, in which he played the full 90 minutes in a 4-1 away win. He represented Slovenia at many youth levels – U-17 and U-18, while currently being at the U-19 level.
Football Talent Scout potential rating:
Capable to mark his name in Europe with a bit of luck and hard work.