Date of birth: 05/02/2003 (17 years old)
Place of birth: Zagreb (Croatia)
Youth career: Dinamo Zagreb
Current club: Dinamo Zagreb
Squad number: —
Current national team: Croatia U-17
Position: defensive midfielder, central midfielder
Preferred foot: right
Market value (by transfermarkt.de): 350.000 €
Tournaments participated in: 2019 UEFA European Under-17 Championship qualification elite round (3/0)
Contract until: 30.06.2021
Player’s agent: unknown
Transfer rumours: —
Similar type of player: Lucas Torreira
– tactical intelligence
No significant weaknesses.
Style of play:
– holding midfielder
– great mix of midfield controller and ball-winning midfielder
– tactically intelligent and charismatic midfielder, gifted with good ball skills, mobility, distribution, vision, and ability to read the game
– likes to play short passes
– good in combination play
– provides many key interceptions, clearances, and tackles for his team thanks to his good anticipation sense and defensive reliability
– energetic, consistent, aggressive and hard tackling player
– constantly asking for the ball and often is an additional passing option
– great composure and retention skills under pressure/press-resistant player
– his stamina, work rate, mobility, determination, agility, and pace enable him to cover a lot of ground ground
– has a great, positive influence on his teammates
– finds himself best in positional attack
– high number of touches and passes per game
– natural leader
Duvnjak starts the attack of his team after a great tackle.
Duvnjak orchestrating the moves of his team from deep.
He is best suited to playing as:
Defensive midfielder in 4-3-3.
League summary (as for 27 November 2020):
1.HNL 2019/2020: 1 game/0 goals (Dinamo)
2.HNL 2020/2021 (ongoing): 12 games/0 goals (Dinamo II)
Tomislav Duvnjak is a product of a famous Dinamo Zagreb academy – youth system that produces fantastic talents almost every year. Tomislav made his first-team debut on 24 July 2020 coming on as a substitute for Lovro Majer in the 76th minute in a match against NK Varaždin. He is also a regular youth international for Croatia – as of today, he played over 30 games for various youth national teams which is very impressive for a 17-year-old.
Football Talent Scout potential rating:
First team material in a top European club.