Date of birth: 29/07/2003 (17 years old)
Place of birth: Denmark
Youth career: Vejle Boldklub
Current club: Vejle Boldklub
Squad number: 18
Current national team: Denmark U-18
Preferred foot: right
Market value (by transfermarkt.de): 200.000 €
Tournaments participated in: —
Contract until: 31.12.2022
Player’s agent: unknown
Transfer rumours: Leicester City, Ajax Amsterdam
Similar type of player: Edin Džeko
– off the ball movement
– link-up play
– ball control
– if he improves his ambidexterity he will become even more dangerous
Style of play:
– complete forward
– player with good body mass ratio, physical strength, power, stamina and natural fitness who feels comfortable in contact situations
– determined forward with killer-instinct, very good technique on the ball and cleverness at his off-the-ball movements
– very good pace, agility and coordination for a player of his size
– killer instinct in front of goal
– unselfish player who is also able to create chances for his teammates
– capable of holding up the ball for teammates to provide them with assists when playing with his back to goal/good ability to connect with midfield
– knows how to use his body to shield the ball from defenders thanks to his strength, technique and ball control
– above-average dribbling skills and first touch
– often moves deep into midfield and drawing defenders with him, in order to create and exploit spaces for his teammates
– aerial threat in the opposition box
– indirect set-piece threat
– high work rate off the ball/good in pressing game
Faghir shows his goalscoring instinct and scores with a superb finish.
After a quick combination with his teammate, Faghir dribbles past the defender and scores.
He is best suited to playing as:
Centre-forward in 4-3-3.
League summary (as for 10 September 2020):
1. Division 2019/2020: 10 games/3 goals (Vejle)
Wahid Faghir is a product of Vejle Boldklub youth academy. He is a part of a very interesting generation of Danish players born in 2003 which includes, among others Filip Panjeskovic, Victor Bak Jensen, Tochi Chukwuani, Christian Rasmussen, William Böving and Andreas Bredahl. Wahid made his professional debut for Vejle at the age of 16 on 13 June 2020 in a Danish Second Division game against Kolding IF. During the 2019/2020 season, he scored 3 goals and provided 2 assists in 10 games which is quite impressive for such a young player.
Football Talent Scout potential rating:
Player has the potential to become a key player in a top European club.