Full name in native alphabet: Сава Петров
Date of birth: 18/06/1998 (18 years old)
Place of birth: Serbia
Youth career: Partizan Belgrade
Current club: Partizan Belgrade
Squad number: —
Current national team: Serbia U-19
Position: winger, second striker, striker
Preferred foot: right
Market value (by transfermarkt.de): —
Tournaments participated in: Future Talents Cup 2014/2015
Contract until: 30.06.2021
Player’s agent: Igor Gluščević
Transfer rumours: —
Similar type of player: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang
– can be a little wasteful sometimes, missing opportunities that he should be taking
Style of play:
– versatile attacking player who is capable of playing anywhere along the front line
– fast and strong forward with a powerful right-foot shot
– can operate effectively alone up front or offer versatility in his choice of striking partner
– likes to dribble
– good ability at first touch/high speed in 1-2 combinations style of play thanks to his technique, physical strength and ball control
– likes to attack from the wing, cut inside and create himself a decent opportunity to score from
– good vision and extremely accurate long-range passing ability
– very direct with his running and tries to get into the final third as soon as possible
– known for his dribbling skills and close control in limited spaces, as well as decent ability to protect and hold up the ball for team-mates with his back to goal
– extremely dangerous on the counter thanks to his pace and acceleration
– very strong in 1v1 situations, unpredictable and confident of his skills
– indirect set-piece threat
– decent ambidexterity using his left weaker foot
He is best suited to playing as:
Striker in 4-4-2.
Future Talents Cup 2014/2015 runner-up with Partizan.
League summary (as for 11 December 2016):
No senior team appearances yet.
Practically every year at Partizan Belgrade youth academy there is a very talented group of players, which has great potential and is touted to be the future stars of Serbian football. One of them is certainly versatile forward Sava Petrov. In the summer 2016 he signed his first professional contract with Partizan, which will keep him at the club until 2021. He is also a Serbian youth international and currently is a member of U-19 team.
Football Talent Scout potential rating:
Country-scale star with top European club ambition.