Date of birth: 21/03/2003 (16 years old)
Place of birth: Germany
Youth career: Augsburg, FC Bayern (since 2016)
Current club: FC Bayern
Squad number: —
Current national team: Germany U-17
Preferred foot: left
Market value (by transfermarkt.de): —
Tournaments participated in: UEFA Youth League 2019/2020 (3/3)
Contract until: 30.06.2021
Player’s agent: unknown
Transfer rumours: —
Similar type of player: Arjen Robben
– pace and acceleration
– ball control
– first touch
No significant weaknesses.
Style of play:
– flamboyant and explosive winger
– player with very good body mass ratio, physical strength, natural fitness and stamina who feels comfortable in contact situations with opposite defenders
– creative player with great technique on the ball, mobility, acceleration skills, fast direction shifts, short-dribbling and good short-mid through passing ability
– suitable to play on both wings (preferably on the right as an ‘inverted winger’)
– superb coordination, agility, and balance for a player of his size
– good vision and decision making for a player of his age
– likes to dribble
– confident, powerful, dynamic and very positive with the ball
– likes to cut inside to the inside of the pitch to either shoot, cross or pass
– superb off the ball intelligence to recognize spaces where to receive/run into
– possesses good mid-range and long-range shooting skills
– excellent balance and changes of pace
– very good ball control and dribbling skills at top speed
– extremely dangerous on the counter thanks to his electric pace and acceleration
– all-action and energetic
Günther dribbles past his opponent, cuts inside and sends a dangerous shot on goal.
Günther dribbles past his opponent and sends a key pass to his teammate.
He is best suited to playing as:
Right winger in 4-3-3.
League summary (as for 3 November 2019):
No senior team appearances yet.
Lasse Günther joined Bayern’s youth academy from Augsburg in 2016. He is a part of the new wave of highly talented German players born in 2003 which includes, among others Emrehan Gedikli, Florian Wirtz, Luca Netz, Torben Rhein, and Turan Calhanoglu. Lasse showed himself to a wider crowd at the beginning of the UEFA Youth League 19/20 campaign where he scored 3 goals in 3 games for Bayern U19 despite being only 16 years of age.
Football Talent Scout potential rating:
Player has the potential to become a key player in a top European club.