Armin Djerlek

Armin Djerlek

 

Country: Serbia

Date of birth: 15/07/2000 (16 years old)

Place of birth: Novi Pazar (Serbia)

Height: 173cm

Youth career: Pazar Juniors, OFK Beograd (since 2015)

Current club: OFK Beograd

Squad number: —

Current national team: Serbia U-17

Position: central midfielder, attacking midfielder

Preferred foot: right

Market value (by transfermarkt.de): —

Tournaments participated in: 2016 UEFA European Under-17 Championship qualification elite round (2/1), 2016 UEFA European Under-17 Championship (3/0), 2017 UEFA European Under-17 Championship qualification elite round (3/0)

Contract until: —

Player’s agent: unknown

Transfer rumours: unknown

Similar type of player: Christian Eriksen

 

Strengths:

– pace and acceleration Untitled1

– vision Untitled1

– passing Untitled1

– creativity Untitled1

– technique Untitled

– teamwork Untitled

– dynamism Untitled

– dribbling Untitled

– ball control Untitled

 

Weaknesses:

– athleticism

– aerial duels

 

Style of play:

– advanced playmaker

– likes to be fielded in a free role as an attacking midfielder, where he is given space to roam the pitch

– likes to dribble

– likes to spread play with good long-range diagonals

– likes to come a bit deeper to get the ball

– able to threaten from outside of the 18-yard box

– knows how to dictate tempo, he’s creative and has the natural ability of an ‘orchestrator’ midfielder who can perform at all of midfield positions

– capable both of creating chances for team-mates, as well as scoring goals himself, due to his vision and ability to play off of other players

– attacking movement, positional sense, and ability to interpret the game, which, combined with his pace, mobility and energy, enables him to make effective attacking runs to beat the defensive line

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

– possesses really interesting technique on the ball, vision, decision taking on the ball and passing ability at all distances

– extremely dangerous on the counter thanks to his pace and acceleration

– able to make effective late runs into opposite penalty box lurking for a chance to exploit his shooting skills with his right preferred foot

– high number of touches and passes per game

– competent set-piece taker

 

He is best suited to playing as:

Attacking midfielder in 4-2-3-1.

 

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Achievements:

 

League summary (as for 23 April 2017):

No senior team appearances yet.

 

Description:

Armin Djerlek joined OFK Beograd youth academy from small Pazar Juniors in 2015 despite interest from the likes of Partizan, Crvena Zvezda, FK Jagodina and Hamburger SV. He is considered to be one of the most talented young players of his generation in Serbia. In 2016, he was the youngest member of Serbia national team at UEFA European Under-17 Championship, where young ‘Eagles’ failed to advance from a very tough group containing Spain, Netherlands and Italy.

 

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Football Talent Scout potential rating:

8/10   BallBallBallBallBallBallBallBall

First team material in a top European club.

 

Links:

Transfermarkt

Soccerway

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