Erik Majetschak

Erik Majetschak


Country: Germany

Date of birth: 01/03/2000 (17 years old)

Place of birth: Bad Lausick (Germany)

Height: 179cm

Youth career: RB Leipzig

Current club: RB Leipzig

Squad number: —

Current national team: Germany U-18

Position: defensive midfielder, central midfielder, attacking midfielder

Preferred foot: right

Market value (by —

Tournaments participated in: 2017 UEFA European Under-17 Championship qualification elite round (2/1), 2017 UEFA European Under-17 Championship (5/1)

Contract until: 30.06.2018

Player’s agent: unknown

Transfer rumours: unknown

Similar type of player: Ivan Rakitić



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– technique Untitled

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No significant weaknesses.


Style of play:

– playmaker

– well-rounded, hard-working team player

– known for his versatility and ability to play anywhere in midfield, being comfortable in defensive, attacking and central roles

– can play in both a three- and four-man midfield

– likes to play short passes

– likes to spread play with good long-range diagonals

– 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

– 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

– concentrated player with very good reading of the game and anticipation

– able to deliver pin-point passes and crosses

– able to retain possession when under pressure/press-resistant player

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

– determined in defensive phase with good anticipation sense to provide key interceptions, clearences and tackles

– high number of touches and passes per game

– very good ambidexterity using his left weaker foot

– finds himself best in positional attack

– competent set-piece taker

– natural leader


He is best suited to playing as:

Central midfielder in 4-2-3-1.






League summary (as for 10 September 2017):

No senior team appearances yet.



Erik Majetschak is a product of RB Leipzig youth academy – a club, which invests large money in its first team, but does not omit its youth academy, which signs very talented players from all over Germany and Europe. Erik is a regular youth international for Germany. In 2017, he captained his country at the European Under-17 Championship, where young Germans made it to the semi-final, but got knocked out by a very strong Spain team.




Football Talent Scout potential rating:

8/10   BallBallBallBallBallBallBallBall

First team material in a top European club.





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