Konrad Laimer

Konrad Laimer

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Austria-32

Country: Austria

Date of birth: 27/05/1997 (18 years old)

Place of birth: Salzburg (Austria)

Height: 180cm

Youth career: USC Abersee, Red Bull Salzburg (since 2012)

Senior career: FC Liefering (feeder club), Red Bull Salzburg

Squad number: 41

Current national team: Austria U-20

Position: defensive midfielder, central midfielder

Preferred foot: right

Market value (by transfermarkt.de): 800,000 €

Tournaments participated in: 2014 UEFA European Under-17 Championship qualification elite round (3/0), 2014 UEFA European Under-19 Championship (4/0), 2015 UEFA European Under-19 Championship qualification elite round (3/0), FIFA U-20 World Cup 2015 (4/0)

Contract until: 30.06.2017

Player’s agent: Profi Sports Management GmbH

Similar type of player: Lars Bender

 

Strengths:

– passing Untitled1

– vision Untitled1

– physicality Untitled1

– teamwork Untitled1

– defensive contribution Untitled

– tackling and intercepting Untitled

– tactical intelligence Untitled

– bravery Untitled

– maturity Untitled

 

Style of play:

– number “8”/box-to-box midfielder

– likes to play short passes

– likes to play hard and tackle

– strong, energetic, consistent and aggressive player

– impeccable work rate and exemplary mental strength

– impacts the game at both the ends of the pitch

– ability to read the game

– great physical and technical prowess

 

He is best suited to playing as:

Central midfielder in 4-4-2.

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Achievements:

Austrian Football Bundesliga 2014/2015 champion with Red Bull Salzburg.

 

League summary:

Eerste Liga 2013/2014: 3 matches/0 goals (FC Liefering)

Eerste Liga 2014/2015: 8 matches/0 goals (FC Liefering)

Austrian Football Bundesliga 2014/2015: 8 matches/0 goals (Red Bull Salzburg)

 

Description:

Austrian youth football is on the rise. A lot of talents from 1996/1997/1998 generations are emerging – the best examples are Sascha Horvath, Sandi Lovric, Dominik Prokop, Valentino Lazaro and Marko Kvasina. Konrad Laimer is another exciting talent and a name to remember. He joined Red Bull Salzburg youth academy in 2007 from a tiny club USC Abersee. He made his professional debut with FC Liefering, Salzburg’s feeder club, on 2 May 2014 against SV Horn. Four months later, on 28 September 2014, he made his official debut for “Die Roten Bullen” in a league fixture against Rapid Wien. He has been a youth Austria international for many years and represented his country at 2014 UEFA European Under-19 Championship and FIFA U-20 World Cup 2015.

 

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Football Talent Scout potential rating:

8/10   BallBallBallBallBallBallBallBall

First team material in a top European club.

 

Links:

Transfermarkt

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