Hannes Wolf

Hannes Wolf

 

Country: Austria

Date of birth: 16/04/1999 (18 years old)

Place of birth: Graz (Austria)

Height: 179cm

Youth career: SC Seiersberg, SV Gössendorf, SV Vasoldsberg, JAZ GU-Süd, Red Bull Salzburg (since 2014)

Current club: Red Bull Salzburg/FC Liefering

Squad number: 13

Current national team: —

Position: attacking midfielder, winger, second striker, striker

Preferred foot: left

Market value (by transfermarkt.de): 350.000 € 

Tournaments participated in: UEFA Youth League 2015/2016 (1/0), UEFA Youth League 2016/2017 (7/7)

Contract until: unknown

Player’s agent: Robert Schneider

Transfer rumours: —

Similar type of player: Antoine Griezmann

 

Strengths:

– pace Untitled1

– acceleration Untitled1

– dribbling Untitled1

– passing Untitled1

– technique Untitled

– vision Untitled

– flair Untitled

– creativity Untitled

– ball control Untitled

 

Weaknesses:

No significant weaknesses.

 

Style of play:

– quick, creative and unselfish left-footed attacking player with a natural eye for goal

– hardworking, and well-rounded forward, with notable tactical intelligence and versatility capable of playing in several offensive positions, either in the centre as a striker, as a supporting forward, as an attacking midfielder, or as a winger

– likes to be fielded in a free role as a shadow striker, where he is given space to roam the pitch

– can create a great striking partnership when paired with tall centre forward

– creative player with very good technical ability, 1vs1 short-dribbling skills, close ball control, fast direction shifts in possession and vision to make through passes to the teammates providing dynamism to the team’s last offensive third plays

– likes to dribble

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

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

– tricky off-the-ball movements in and around the opposite’ box

– able to deliver pinpoint through balls thanks to his vision and intelligence

– displays a natural technique to take fast decisions in tight spaces/under pressure

– plays with a natural flair and is dangerous in the box

– very strong in 1v1 situations, unpredictable and very confident of his skills

– excellent balance, coordination and changes of pace

– eagerness to track back and work for the team

– often makes surging runs into penalty box

– naturally receptive to new techniques and tactics

– gets fouled often

– competent set-piece taker

 

He is best suited to playing as:

Second striker in 4-4-2.

 

Video:

 

Achievements:

UEFA Youth League 2016/2017 winner with Salzburg.

 

League summary (as for 30 April 2017):

Austrian First League 2015/2016: 10 games/1 goal (Liefering)

Austrian First League 2016/2017 (ongoing): 24 games/6 goals (Liefering)

Austrian Bundesliga 2016/2017 (ongoing): 1 game/0 goals (Salzburg)

 

Description:

Hannes Wolf has been Red Bull Salzburg’s brightest star, helping the team get a dominant win in the UEFA Youth League 16/17. He scored 7 goals in 7 games and also became a huge factor in the final game against Benfica, recording two excellent assists. He made his first team debut for Salzburg on 8 December 2016 in Europa League game against Schalke 04. These days, he’s gaining valuable experience, playing for the second-tier team FC Liefering, which is Salzburg’s feeder club.

 

Quotes:

‘Hannes is a special player with a special quality, but he works for the team too – that’s what I like.’

(Marco Rose -Salzburg youth coach)

 

Football Talent Scout potential rating:

9/10   BallBallBallBallBallBallBallBallBall

Player has potential to become a key player in a top European club.

 

Links:

Transfermarkt

Soccerway

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