Svetozar Marković

Svetozar Marković

 

Country: Serbia

Date of birth: 29/11/2000 (17 years old)

Place of birth: Serbia

Height: 185cm

Youth career: Partizan Belgrade

Current club: Partizan Belgrade

Squad number: 15

Current national team: Serbia U-19

Position: central defender

Preferred foot: right

Market value (by transfermarkt.de): 100.000 € 

Tournaments participated in: 2017 UEFA European Under-17 Championship (2/0)

Contract until: 30.06.2020

Player’s agent: unknown

Transfer rumours: —

Similar type of player: Mats Hummels

 

Strengths:

– aerial duels Untitled1

– marking Untitled1

– athleticism Untitled1

– tackling and intercepting Untitled1

– anticipation Untitled

– concentration Untitled

– composure Untitled

– ability to read the game Untitled

– bravery Untitled

 

Weaknesses:

– fairly good coordination, pace and agility for a player of his size, but he still may struggle a bit in front of skilful players with fast direction shifts/great acceleration skills at short distances

 

Style of play:

– complete and dominant centre-back

– large, consistent, and physically strong player who feels very comfortable in contact situations

– feels comfortable and has a decent composure on the ball, making part of the team’s build-up process at the first instances

– very good at recovering from mistakes thanks to his long legs and determination

– often wins the ball back by outmuscling players thanks to his significant upper-body strength

– accurate and tenacious tackler

– likes to maraud forward

– extremely dominant in the air

– indirect set-piece threat

– high tackling and interception rate

– able to control the threat of the attacker without causing an imbalance in the defensive line

– concentrated, determined and commited player with very good rate of individual and collective work

– natural leader

 

He is best suited to playing as:

Central defender in 4-4-2.

 

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Achievements:

 

League summary (as for 11 March 2018):

No senior team appearances yet.

 

Description:

Svetozar Marković is a product of renowned Partizan Belgrade youth academy. He is the captain and one of the leaders of Partizan U-19 team. He made his professional debut on 15 February 2018 in Europa League game against Viktoria Plzeň. In 2017 he represented Serbia at the UEFA European Under-17 Championship, where young Serbians failed to advance from a group containing Germany, Bosnia and Ireland.

 

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Football Talent Scout potential rating:

8/10   BallBallBallBallBallBallBallBall

First team material in a top European club.

 

Links:

Transfermarkt

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