Date of birth: 08/09/2002 (17 years old)
Place of birth: Linz (Austria)
Youth career: SV Alkoven, Union Edelweiß Linz, RB Salzburg (since 2016)
Current club: RB Salzburg/FC Liefering
Squad number: 25
Current national team: Croatia U-19
Position: central midfielder, attacking midfielder
Preferred foot: left
Market value (by transfermarkt.de): 200.000 €
Tournaments participated in: 2019 UEFA European Under-19 Championship qualification elite round (3/0), UEFA Youth League 2019/2020 (8/5)
Contract until: 31.05.2022
Player’s agent: unknown
Transfer rumours: —
Similar type of player: Fabián Ruiz
– ball control
– long shots
– ambidexterity/playing with his right weaker foot
Style of play:
– roaming playmaker
– player with very good body mass ratio, physical strength, natural fitness & stamina
– intelligent player, who finds the space well between the lines
– creative player with very good technical ability, 1vs1 short-dribbling skills, close ball control, fast direction shifts in possession and vision to make through passes to the teammates providing dynamism to the team’s last offensive third plays
– well-rounded, hard-working team player
– very good agility and coordination for a player of his size
– very strong tactically with outstanding vision and an excellent range of passing
– possesses good mid-range and long-range shooting skills
– quick despite being so tall, which allows him to make dynamic dribbling movements and cover large amounts of space
– creative at his off-the-ball movements, and likes to find the best space to receive the ball with good timings, linking up the team’s midfield and attack
– player that always tries to find a vertical option in his game, so he is very capable of pushing his team forward to finishing positions
– able to deliver pinpoint passes and crosses
– displays a natural technique to take fast decisions in tight spaces/press-resistant player
– dominant in the air
– often makes surging runs into the penalty box
– direct and indirect set-piece specialist
Sučić with a great run through the middle – he dribbles past two opponents and sends a brilliant pass to his forward.
Sučić with great ball control and a superb goal from distance.
He is best suited to playing as:
Central midfielder in 4-3-3.
Austrian U-16 Championship 2016/2017 winner with Salzburg.
Austrian U-16 Championship 2017/2018 winner with Salzburg.
Austrian U-18 Championship 2018/2019 winner with Salzburg.
League summary (as for 17 May 2020):
2. Liga 2019/2020 (ongoing): 7 games/1 goals (Liefering)
Luka Sučić joined RB Salzburg youth academy from Union Edelweiß Linz in 2016. On 14 September 2019 he made his professional debut for Salzburg’s feeder team FC Liefering in the Austrian second tier – a team with many talented players such as Adam Stejskal, Bryan Okoh, Maurits Kjaergaard, Nicolas Seiwald, Benjamin Šeško, Peter Pokorny, Csaba Bukta, Luis Phelipe, and Karim Adeyemi. Despite being born in Austria he decidedto represent Croatia and currently he is one of the stars of ‘Hrvatska’ U-19 national team.
Football Talent Scout potential rating:
Player has the potential to become a key player in a top European club.