Ante Palaversa

Ante Palaversa


Country: Croatia

Date of birth: 06/04/2000 (18 years old)

Place of birth: Split (Croatia)

Height: 187cm

Youth career: Hajduk Split

Current club: Hajduk Split

Squad number: 15

Current national team: Croatia U-19

Position: defensive midfielder, central midfielder

Preferred foot: right

Market value (by —

Tournaments participated in: —

Contract until: 30.06.20202

Player’s agent: unknown

Transfer rumours: —

Similar type of player: Toni Kroos



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– has to be more aggressive and ever-present in defensive phase


Style of play:

– playmaker

– midfield controller

– player with good body mass ratio, physical strength, natural fitness and stamina who feels comfortable in contact situations

– able to play deeper in midfield as the man who will be able to control the tempo of the game

– tactically intelligent midfielder, gifted with good ball skills, excellent range of passing, distribution, vision, and ability to read the game

– likes to spread play with good long-range diagonals

– highly technical and creative player

– very good in combination play

– needs a defensive minded, physical player alongside him

– 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, linking up the team’s midfield and attack with ease and effectiveness

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

– possesses powerful and accurate shot from distance

– good pace, coordination and agility for a player of his size

– finds himself best in positional attack

– high number of touches and passes per game

– good ambidexterity using his left weaker foot


He is best suited to playing as:

Central midfielder in 4-3-3.






League summary (as for 23 September 2018):

2. HNL 2017/2018: 19 games/2 goals (Hajduk II)

1. HNL 2018/2019 (ongoing): 4 games/1 goal (Hajduk)



Ante Palaversa is a product of Hajduk Split youth academy. He was promoted to the first team before 2018/2019 season after many impressive performances for Hajduk II in the Croatian Second Division. On 26 July 2018, he made his first team debut, coming on as a substitute in a 1–0 victory over Bulgarian club Slavia Sofia in UEFA Europa League qualifying match. On 26 August, he scored his first goal for the club in a 2–2 draw against Inter Zaprešić.



“First and foremost, to prove myself to the head coach and his assistants by hard work dedication, to be a part of Hajduk team that will achieve the highest goals. Fulfilling it would be wonderful”.

(Ante Palaversa)


Football Talent Scout potential rating:

8/10   BallBallBallBallBallBallBallBall

First team material in a top European club.





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