Janni Serra

Janni Serra




Full name: Janni-Luca Serra

Country: Germany

Date of birth: 13/03/1998 (17 years old)

Place of birth: Germany

Height: 193cm

Youth career: Hannover 96 , TSV Havelse , Hannover 96, Borussia Dortmund (since 2014)

Current club: Borussia Dortmund

Squad number: —

Current national team: Germany U-17

Position: centre forward

Preferred foot: left

Market value (by transfermarkt.de): —

Tournaments participated in: 2015 UEFA European Under-17 Championship elite round (2/0), 2015 UEFA European Under-17 Championship (5/1)

Contract until: 30.06.2017

Player’s agent: unknown

Similar type of player: Bas Dost



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– off the ball Untitled

– decisions Untitled

– composure Untitled

– tackling and intercepting Untitled



– coordination

– technique


Style of play:

– poacher/target man

– towering centre forward

– one-on-one situation specialist

– killer instinct in front of goal

– often uses his strength and aerial presence to bring teammates into play

– possesses ability to hold the ball up and link play

– indirect set-piece threat

– aerial threat in the opposition box

– powerful and physically strong player


He is best suited to playing as:

Centre forward in 4-2-3-1.

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

Bundesliga U17 2014/2015 winner with Borussia Dortmund.


League summary:

No senior team appearances yet.



Janni Serra moved to Borussia Dortmund youth academy from Hannover 96 before 2014/2015 season. BVB coaches have converted him from a central defender to a striker. He proved a great success in his new role and thanks to his good performances in Dortmund U-17 team he was called up for 2015 European Under-17 Championship, where Germany showed some great football, but ended up losing to France in the final. Currently, he is one of the biggest stars of Borussia U-19 team, where he is a part of a deadly attacking quartet alongside Felix Passlack, Christian Pulisic and Jacob Bruun Larsen.




Football Talent Scout potential rating:

7/10   BallBallBallBallBallBallBall

Country-scale star with top European club ambition.





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