Davie Selke

Davie Selke

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Germany-32

Country: Germany

Date of birth: 20/01/1995 (19 years old)

Place of birth: Schorndorf (Germany)

Height: 1,92m

Youth career: Stuttgarter Kickers, VfB Stuttgart, 1.FC Normannia Gmund, TSG 1899 Hoffenheim, Werder Bremen

Senior career: Werder Bremen

Squad number: 27

Current national team: Germany U-19

Position: centre forward

Preferred foot: right

Market value (by transfermarkt.de): 250,000 €  

Contract until: 30.06.2015

Player’s agent: unknown

Similar type of player: combined playing styles of Miroslav Klose & Edin Dzeko

 

Strengths:

– finishing Untitled1

– heading Untitled1

– strength Untitled1

– instinct Untitled

– movement Untitled

– decisions Untitled

– off the ball Untitled

– ability to be a target man for teammates Untitled

 

Style of play:

– clinical finisher

– one-on-one situation specialist

– indirect set-piece threat

– likes to capitalize on defensive mistakes

– selfish in the final third

– likes to try to beat offside trap

 

He is best suited to playing as:

Striker in 4-2-3-1.

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Video:

 

Achievements:

European Under-19 Championship 2014 winner with Germany.

 

League summary:

Regionalliga 2013/2014: 26 matches/9 goals (Werder Bremen II)

Bundesliga 2013/2014: 3 matches/0 goals (Werder Bremen)

 

Description:

Davie Selke was born in Schorndorf and after playing for few local clubs he later moved to Hoffenheim’s youth academy in 2009 and played at its various levels. During the winter break of the season 2012/13, the tall striker signed with Bundesliga side Werder Bremen, for whom he made his professional debut – on 3rd November 2013 in a league fixture against Hannover 96, in which he replaced Clemens Fritz after 63 minutes. His father is from Ethiopia but Davie regularly represents Germany in the youth games, and is currently one of the biggest stars in the U-19 team. Recently, has been in unstoppable form at UEFA European Under-19 Championship, where young “Die Mannschaft” won the title – Davie has ended top scorer of the tournament, equalling Álvaro Morata’s all-time EC U-19 best of six.

 

Quotes:

“We have a plan with him. He is going to be integrated into our Bundesliga side bit by bit. Any other club can save themselves the phone call.”

(Thomas Eichin – Werder Bremen general manager)

 

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.co.uk/davie-selke/profil/spieler/178459

Soccerway: http://int.soccerway.com/players/davie-selke/213931/

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