Country: Bosnia and Herzegovina
Date of birth: 20/05/2001 (18 years old)
Place of birth: Mostar (Bosnia and Herzegovina)
Youth career: Zrinjski Mostar
Current club: Zrinjski Mostar
Squad number: 32
Current national team: Bosnia and Herzegovina U-21
Preferred foot: right
Market value (by transfermarkt.de): 200.000 €
Tournaments participated in: 2018 UEFA European Under-17 Championship (2/0), 2021 UEFA European Under-21 Championship qualifying (1/0)
Contract until: 31.05.2021
Player’s agent: ARENA Sport Agency
Transfer rumours: —
Similar type of player: Ivan Perišić
– ball control
– still has a margin to improve his decision making on the ball
– defensive contribution
Style of play:
– flamboyant winger
– player with very good body mass ratio, physical strength, natural fitness and stamina who feels comfortable in contact situations
– creative player with good 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 left as an ‘inverted winger’)
– very good agility and coordination for a player of his size
– likes to dribble
– likes to play a direct style by running straight at defenders with pace
– often uses his skills and speed to beat defenders, cut inside and create himself a decent opportunity to score from
– extremely dangerous on the counter thanks to his pace and acceleration
– very good footwork and ability to maneuver in small spaces
– can rapidly speed-up the game by dribbling, and in the final third he offers cross or finishing solution due to his ability in 1v1 duels
– known for his “quick feet”, speed of movement and close control
– very strong in 1v1 situations, unpredictable and very confident of his skills
– excellent balance, coordination, and changes of pace
Stanić dribbles past his opponent, enters the penalty area and sends a dangerous ball to his teammate.
Stanić shows his great footwork and pace by dribbling past the opponent’s full-back.
He is best suited to playing as:
Left winger in 4-3-3.
Premijer Liga 2017/2018 winner with Zrinjski Mostar.
League summary (as for 15 December 2019):
Premijer Liga 2017/2018: 1 match/0 goals (Zrinjski Mostar)
Premijer Liga 2018/2019: 8 matches/0 goals (Zrinjski Mostar)
Premijer Liga 2019/2020 (ongoing): 5 matches/1 goal (Zrinjski Mostar)
Kristijan Stanić is a product of Zrinjski Mostar youth academy. He made his professional debut at the age of 17 on 20 May 2018 in a league fixture against FK Krupa. Despite being only 18, he already made his debut for Bosnia and Herzegovina U-21 team.
Football Talent Scout potential rating:
Country-scale star with top European club ambition.