Azur Mahmić

Azur Mahmić

Country: Bosnia and Herzegovina

Date of birth: 06/05/2003 (18 years old)

Place of birth: Zenica (Bosnia and Herzegovina)

Height: 192cm

Youth career: NK Čelik Zenica, FK Mladost Doboj-Kakanj (since 2020)

Current club: FK Mladost Doboj-Kakanj

Squad number: 44

Current national team: Bosnia and Herzegovina U-21

Position: central defender, left-back

Preferred foot: left

Market value (by 300.000 € 

Tournaments participated in: —

Contract until: 30.06.2022

Player’s agent: unknown

Transfer rumours: —

Similar type of player: Aymeric Laporte 


– tackling

– marking 

– positioning

– anticipation

– aerial duels

– athleticism  

– technique

– bravery

– passing


– needs to avoid taking unnecessary risk when on the ball near to his penalty area

Style of play:

– complete and dominant centre-back

– player with good body mass ratio, physical strength, power, stamina and natural fitness who feels comfortable in contact situations

– can also play as a left-back if needed

– would be a good option to play as a LCB in a three-man defence system

– fairly comfortable on the ball

– good at finding passes through both the first and second line of pressing from the opposition

– known for his composure, positioning, good timing, confidence in possession, understanding of the game and an above-average technical capacity

– strong left foot also helps in the balance of the team when paired up with a right-footer

– decent pace, agility and coordination for a player of his size

– very good vision and passing skills also when it comes to breaking the lines with laser passes

– tenacious and aggressive tackler

– very dominant in the air

– high tackling and interception rate

– concentrated, determined and committed player with very good rate of individual and collective work

Mahmić anticipates, outmuscles his opponent and intercepts the ball.
Mahmić shows good pace and positioning, intercepts the ball and starts the attack of his team.

He is best suited to playing as:

Central defender in 4-3-3.



League summary (as for 30 June 2021):

Premijer Liga 2019/2020: 2 games/0 goals (Čelik)

Premijer Liga 2020/2021: 28 games/0 goals (Mladost)


Azur Mahmić is a product of NK Čelik Zenica youth academy. He is considered to be one of the most talented players in the Bosnian Premijer Liga. In 2020, he moved to FK Mladost Doboj-Kakanj on a free transfer and very quickly established himself as a first-team regular. He is also a regular youth international for Bosnia and Herzegovina – starting at U-16 all the way through U-21.


Football Talent Scout potential rating:


First team material in a top European club.




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