Marko Grujić

Marko Grujić

Grujic

 

Serbia-32

Country: Serbia

Date of birth: 13/04/1996 (19 years old)

Place of birth: Belgrade (Serbia)

Height: 191cm

Youth career: Red Star Belgrade 

Senior career: FK Kolubara (loan), Red Star Belgrade 

Squad number: 35

Current national team: Serbia U-20

Position: defensive midfielder, central midfielder, attacking midfielder

Preferred foot: right

Market value (by transfermarkt.de): 500.000 € 

Tournaments participated in: 2015 UEFA European Under-19 Championship qualification elite round (3/0), 2015 FIFA U-20 World Cup (5/0)

Contract until: 30.06.2018

Player’s agent: unknown

Similar type of player: Vicente Iborra

 

Strengths:

– passing Untitled1

– vision Untitled1

– teamwork Untitled1

– technique Untitled

– tactical intelligence Untitled

– long shots Untitled

– creativity Untitled

– composure Untitled

 

Style of play:

– playmaker/creative number “8”

– likes to play through balls

– plays the ball off the ground often

– likes to shoot from distance

– finds himself best in positional attack

– likes to come deep to get ball and dictate tempo

– likes to orchestrate play with his passing and creativity

– likes to hold on to the ball and assess passing options on the move

– constantly asks for the ball and often is an additional passing option

– excellent range of passing

– high number of touches and passes per game

– exceptional precision when passing and shooting

– very confident on the ball

– excellent vision and ability to read the game

 

He is best suited to playing as:

Central midfielder in 4-2-3-1.

mgrujic

 

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Achievements:

2015 FIFA U-20 World Cup winner with Serbia.

 

League summary:

Serbian SuperLiga 2012/2013: 1 match/0 goals (Red Star)

Serbian SuperLiga 2014/2015: 9 matches/0 goals (Red Star)

Serbian First League 2014/2015: 5 matches/2 goals (FK Kolubara)

Serbian SuperLiga 2015/2016 (ongoing): 1 match/0 goals (Red Star)

 

Description:

Marko Grujić is a product of Red Star Belgrade youth system – academy famous for having produced and still producing many great Serbia internationals like Nemanja Vidić, Dejan Stanković, Filip Đorđević, Boško Janković and Marko Pantelić. He made his professional debut for “Zvezda” on 26 May 2013, in a league fixture against Vojvodina Novi Sad. Up to the 2015 season, he played simultaneously with Red Star and lower-tier FK Kolubara on dual registration. He was one of the youngest Serbia players at the U-20 World Cup 2015, where he managed to make 5 appearances and help “The Young Eagles” to win the whole tournament.

 

Quotes:

 

Football Talent Scout potential rating:

8/10   BallBallBallBallBallBallBallBall

First team material in a top European club.

 

Links:

Transfermarkt

Soccerway

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