Jeppe Kjaer

Jeppe Kjaer

 

Country: Denmark

Date of birth: 01/03/2004 (16 years old)

Place of birth: Horsens (Denmark)

Height: 174cm

Youth career: AC Horsens

Current club: AC Horsens

Squad number: 29

Current national team: Denmark U-16

Position: attacking midfielder, winger

Preferred foot: left

Market value (by transfermarkt.de): 50.000 €

Tournaments participated in: —

Contract until: 31.12.2021

Player’s agent: unknown

Transfer rumours: —

Similar type of player: Martin Ødegaard

 

Strengths:

– pace Untitled1

– passing Untitled1

– vision Untitled1

– creativity Untitled1

– technique Untitled1

– ball control Untitled1

– agility Untitled1

– dribbling Untitled1

– crossing Untitled

– first touch Untitled

– flair Untitled

– set-pieces Untitled

 

Weaknesses:

– defensive contribution

– aerial duels

– needs to improve his physicality

– ambidexterity/playing with his right weaker foot

 

Style of play:

– advanced playmaker

– likes to be fielded in a free role as an attacking midfielder, where he is given space to roam the pitch

– intelligent player, who finds the space well between the lines

– likes to roam around in the space between the opposition’s midfield and defence

– 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

– able to get out of various different scenarios, able to play wide and go direct, or being central and cutting through the lines/difference-maker

– 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

– outstanding vision in the final third/killer passes specialist

– highly technical and creative player

– excellent balance, coordination and changes of pace

– likes to dribble

– very comfortable with the ball at his feet/excellent close control

– holds very good skill, pace and low center of gravity

– 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

– able to deliver pinpoint passes and crosses

– very strong in 1v1 situations, unpredictable and very confident of his skills

– displays a natural technique to take fast decisions in tight spaces/press-resistant player

– often makes surging runs into the penalty box

– equally useful in combinational and counterattacking style

– avoids using weaker foot

– all-action and energetic

– set-piece specialist

Kjaer with a magnificent through ball to assist his teammate.

 

Kjaer loses his marker with a body balance and scores.

 

He is best suited to playing as:

Attacking midfielder in 4-2-3-1.

 

Video:

 

Achievements:

 

League summary (as for 12 July 2020):

Superligaen 2019/2020: 7 games/1 goal (Horsens)

 

Description:

Jeppe Kjaer is a product of AC Horsens youth academy. He was already on two trials – at Southampton and Juventus – both clubs were ready to sign him, but Horsens refused to sell him. On his 16th birthday, 1 March 2020, Jeppe made his professional debut for AC Horsens and became the youngest ever debutant in the Danish Superliga. Four months later, he scored his first league goal becoming the youngest ever goalscorer in the Danish Superliga.

 

Quotes:

 

Football Talent Scout potential rating:

10/10   BallBallBallBallBallBallBallBallBallBall

World-class potential.

 

Links:

Transfermarkt

Soccerway

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