Niklas Schmidt

Niklas Schmidt




Country: Germany

Date of birth: 01/03/1998 (17 years old)

Place of birth: Kassel (Germany)

Height: 184cm

Youth career: Olympia Kassel, OSC Vellmar, Rot-Weiß Erfurt, Werder Bremen (since 2012)

Current club: Werder Bremen

Squad number: —

Current national team: Germany U-17

Position: central midfielder, attacking midfielder

Preferred foot: right

Market value (by —

Tournaments participated in: 2015 UEFA European Under-17 Championship elite round (3/1), 2015 UEFA European Under-17 Championship (5/1), 2015 FIFA U-17 World Cup (3/1)

Contract until: 30.06.2017

Player’s agent: unknown

Similar type of player: combined playing styles of Hernanes & Ross Barkley



– long shots Untitled1

– set pieces Untitled1

– passing Untitled1

– vision Untitled1

– crossing Untitled

– creativity Untitled

– decisions Untitled

– ball control Untitled

– athleticism Untitled



No significant weaknesses.


Style of play:

– modern number “10”/creative number “8”

– likes to shoot from distance

– likes to play through balls

– dead-ball specialist

– often uses his creativity to set up goals for other players

– excellent range of passing

– able to deliver pin-point passes and crosses

– great physical and technical prowess

– outstanding vision and extremely accurate long-range passing ability

– very strong mentally, physically and technically

– capable of shooting on-target goals from great distances


He is best suited to playing as:

Attacking midfielder in 4-2-3-1.






2015 UEFA European Under-17 Championship runner-up with Germany.


League summary:

No senior team appearances yet.



Niklas Schmidt joined Werder Bremen youth academy in 2012 from Rot-Weiß Erfurt. He is one of the biggest stars of a very strong Werder U-19 team, along with other extremely talented players such as Johannes Eggestein, Melvin Krol and Enis Bytyqi. In 2015, he was one of the key players of the Germany U-17 squad that won a silver medal at the UEFA European Under-17 Championship in Bulgaria. Few months later, he represented his country at the 2015 FIFA U-17 World Cup, where young “Mannschaft ” unexpectedly lost to Croatia in the round of 16.




Football Talent Scout potential rating:

8/10   BallBallBallBallBallBallBallBall

First team material in a top European club.





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