Sandi Lovric

Sandi Lovric




Country: Austria/Slovenia

Date of birth: 28/03/1998 (17 years old)

Place of birth: Lienz (Austria)

Height: 181cm

Youth career: Rapid Lienz, Sturm Graz (since 2012)

Current club: Sturm Graz

Squad number: 30

Current national team: Austria U-17

Position: defensive midfielder, central midfielder

Preferred foot: right

Market value (by 200,000 €

Tournaments participated in: 2015 UEFA European Under-17 Championship qualification elite round (2/0), 2015 UEFA European Under-17 Championship (3/1)

Contract until: 30.06.2017

Player’s agent: Hagmayr Sport

Similar type of player: combined playing styles of Claudio Marchisio & Radja Nainggolan



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Style of play:

– box-to-box midfielder

– complete midfielder

– likes to shoot from distance

– very good in combination play

– likes to play through balls

– impacts the game at both the ends of the pitch

– likes to make late runs into the opposition box

– very strong mentally, physically and technically

– always demanding the ball

– ability to pass the ball under pressure in breakaway situations

– strong and sharp in defence


He is best suited to playing as:

Central midfielder in 4-2-3-1.







League summary:

Regionalliga Mitte 2014/2015: 9 matches/3 goals (Sturm Graz II)

Austrian Football Bundesliga 2014/2015 (ongoing): 7 matches/0 goals (Sturm Graz)



Austrian football is on the rise. More and more new talents are emerging, and one of the biggest is surely Sandi Lovric. He joined Sturm Graz youth academy in 2012 from Rapid Lienz. He made his Austrian Bundesliga debut on 17 August 2014 in a 1-1 home draw against Austria Wien by coming on as a substitute for Marko Stanković in the stoppage time. He was the captain and leader of Austria national team at 2015 UEFA European Under-17 Championship, he scored a goal against Spain, but unfortunately young Austrians got knocked out already in the group stage.




Football Talent Scout potential rating:

8/10   BallBallBallBallBallBallBallBall

First team material in a top European club.






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