Rok Maher

Rok Maher

 

Country: Slovenia

Date of birth: 20/07/2001 (17 years old)

Place of birth: Slovenj Gradec (Slovenia)

Height: 184cm

Youth career: NK Maribor

Current club: NK Maribor

Squad number: —

Current national team: Slovenia U-19

Position: central defender, defensive midfielder

Preferred foot: right

Market value (by transfermarkt.de): — 

Tournaments participated in: 2018 UEFA European Under-17 Championship qualification elite round (3/0), 2018 UEFA European Under-17 Championship (3/0)

Contract until: unknown

Player’s agent: unknown

Transfer rumours: —

Similar type of player: Fabinho

 

Strengths:

– passing Untitled1

– teamwork Untitled1

– athleticism Untitled1

– tackling and intercepting Untitled1

– aerial duels Untitled

– anticipation Untitled

– concentration Untitled

– vision Untitled

– ability to read the game Untitled

 

Weaknesses:

– recovery speed/acceleration when changing directions

 

Style of play:

– holding midfielder

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

– can also play as a centre-back if needed

– concentrated and aggressive player with a good reading of the game, anticipation and decision making, good pass quality at all distances

– very good in protecting the space in front of back four inside and around the penalty area

– known for his composure, confidence in possession, understanding of the game and an above-average technical capacity

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

– accurate and tenacious tackler

– likes to spread play with good long-range diagonals

– extremely dominant in the air

– indirect set-piece threat

– high tackling and interception rate

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

 

He is best suited to playing as:

Defensive midfielder in 4-3-3.

 

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Achievements:

 

League summary (as for 25 March 2019):

No senior team appearances yet.

 

Description:

Rok Maher is a product of NK Maribor youth academy. He is considered to be one of the most talented players of his generation in Slovenia. He is also a regular youth international for Slovenia – starting at U-16 all the way through U-19.

 

Quotes:

 

Football Talent Scout potential rating:

7/10   BallBallBallBallBallBallBall

Country-scale star with top European club ambition.

 

Links:

Transfermarkt

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