Lazar Mijović

Lazar Mijović

Country: Montenegro

Date of birth: 12/03/2003 (18 years old)

Place of birth: Montenegro

Height: 184cm

Youth career: Buducnost Podgorica

Current club: Buducnost Podgorica

Squad number: 14

Current national team: Montenegro U-21

Position: winger, centre-forward

Preferred foot: left

Market value (by transfermarkt.de): 75.000 €

Tournaments participated in: —

Contract until: unknown

Player’s agent: unknown

Transfer rumours: —

Similar type of player: Robin van Persie

Strengths:

– pace 

– finishing 

– instinct 

– off the ball movement

– pace 

– dribbling 

– technique 

– ball control 

– first touch 

Weaknesses:

– can score some really good header goals but his general aerial ability could still improve

Style of play:

– advanced striker

– versatile, elegant, unselfish, and mobile

– can also play on the wing as a right sided inside forward

– pacey striker with good technique on the ball, mobility, acceleration skills, fast direction shifts, short-dribbling, and good short-mid through passing ability

– can operate effectively alone up front or offer versatility in the attacking duo

– superb off the ball intelligence to recognise spaces where to receive/run into

– very composed finisher capable on both feet

– always alert to capitalize on opposite defensive mistakes

– great sense of positioning while receiving through balls

– excellent balance, footwork, and changes of pace

– likes to try to beat the offside trap

– decent passing and playmaking skills

– often moves deeper into midfield and draws defenders with him, in order to create and exploit spaces for his teammates

– very skillful at beating his markers and evading pressure

– possesses impressive mid-range and long-range shooting skills with his left foot

– generates many flick-ons and passes into the channels for his teammates to utilize

– good ability at first touch which helps him to make quick combinations with his teammates

– extremely dangerous on the counter thanks to his pace and acceleration

– competent set-piece taker

– decent ambidexterity when using his right weaker foot

Mijović controls the ball in the edge of the penalty area, makes a quick decision, and scores with a brilliant shot.
Mijović with a great counter attacking run – he loses his marker with a very good feint and scores with his weaker foot.

He is best suited to playing as:

Centre-forward in 4-3-3.

Video:

Achievements:

Prva CFL 2019/2020 winner with Buducnost.

Prva CFL 2020/2021 winner with Buducnost.

Montenegrin Cup 2020/2021 winner with Buducnost.

League summary (as for 24 September 2021):

Prva CFL 2019/2020: 2 games/0 goals (Buducnost)

Prva CFL 2020/2021: 20 games/6 goals (Buducnost)

Prva CFL 2021/2022 (ongoing): 5 games/1 goal (Buducnost)

Description:

Lazar Mijović is a product of Buducnost Podgorica youth academy. He made his professional debut for Buducnost on 12 June 2020 in a league fixture against FK Iskra Danilovgrad. He is considered to be one of the most talented players in the country. He is also a regular youth international for Montenegro and now he is a member of the U-21 team despite being only 18.

Quotes:

Football Talent Scout potential rating:

8/10

First team material in a top European club.

Links:

Transfermarkt

Soccerway

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