Bojan Knežević

Bojan Knežević

Bojan

 

Croatia-32 (1)

Country: Croatia

Date of birth: 28/01/1997 (19 years old)

Place of birth: Bjelovar (Croatia)

Height: 177cm

Youth career: NK Bjelovar, Dinamo Zagreb (since 2010)

Current club: Dinamo Zagreb/Dinamo Zagreb II

Squad number: 25

Current national team: Croatia U-19

Position: defensive midfielder, central midfielder, attacking midfielder

Preferred foot: right

Market value (by transfermarkt.de): —

Tournaments participated in: 2013 FIFA U-17 World Cup (2/0), 2016 UEFA European Under-19 Championship qualification elite round (3/1), UEFA Youth League 2015/2016 (6/0)

Contract until: 15.06.2020

Player’s agent: unknown

Transfer rumours: —

Similar type of player: Aaron Ramsey

 

Strengths:

– pace Untitled1

– acceleration Untitled1

– passing Untitled1

– vision Untitled1

– creativity Untitled

– dribbling Untitled

– dynamism Untitled

– defensive contribution Untitled

– teamwork Untitled

 

Weaknesses:

– aerial duels

 

Style of play:

– creative, energetic and pacey box-to-box midfielder

– determined and charismatic player

– likes to play through balls

– often creates shooting opportunities

– often makes pacy, energetic runs with the ball through the middle

– impacts the game at both the ends of the pitch

– able to produce powerful and dangerous runs up field on the counter attack

– high number of touches and passes per game

– excellent vision and ability to read the game

– able to deliver pin-point passes and crosses

– very good at breaking down opposition plays due to his positional sense, defensive attributes, tactical intelligence, and ability to read the game

– likes to make surging runs into penalty box

– known for his “quick feet”, speed of movement and close control

– provides dynamism to the team’s build up process

 

He is best suited to playing as:

Central midfielder in 4-2-3-1.

Knezevic

 

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Achievements:

 

League summary (as for 9 May 2016):

1.HNL 2013/2014: 1 match/0 goals (Dinamo)

2.HNL 2015/2016 (ongoing): 20 matches/2 goals (Dinamo II)

1.HNL 2015/2016 (ongoing): 1 match/0 goals (Dinamo)

 

Description:

Bojan Knežević joined Dinamo Zagreb youth system in 2010 from a small NK Bjelovar. After a fast progression through the academy, he made his competitive debut at the age of 17, on 10 May 2014, in a league fixture against Istra 1961. He is a part of an exceptionally gifted group of Dinamo players born in 1997 and 1998 which includes, among others, Josip Brekalo, Nikola Moro, Borna Sosa, Matija Fintić, Adrian Šemper and Davor Lovren. Bojan represented Croatian national team at various youth levels. He represented his country at the 2013 FIFA U-17 World Cup and currently is a member of “Hrvatska” U-19 setup.

 

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Football Talent Scout potential rating:

7/10   BallBallBallBallBallBallBall

Country-scale star with top European club ambition.

 

Links:

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