Date of birth: 23/03/2004 (17 years old)
Place of birth: Vršac (Serbia)
Youth career: Partizan Belgrade
Current club: Partizan Belgrade
Squad number: 51
Current national team: Serbia U-18
Position: attacking midfielder, winger
Preferred foot: right
Market value (by transfermarkt.de): 100.000 €
Tournaments participated in: —
Contract until: unknown
Player’s agent: unknown
Transfer rumours: —
Similar type of player: Yannick Carrasco
– ball control
– needs to improve his shooting technique and become more prolific in the final third
– aerial duels
Style of play:
– flamboyant and explosive winger
– player with decent body mass ratio, natural fitness, and stamina
– great acceleration, agility, flair, body balance, changes of pace, and coordination
– 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
– 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
– likes to dribble
– likes to play in a free attacking role granted the freedom to roam the pitch and find space
– likes to vary his play by cutting inside, running to the by-line and swapping wings
– decent vision, range of passing, and playmaking skills
– very strong in 1v1 situations, unpredictable, and confident of his skills
– constantly changes up his movements which never allows the defender to read where he is going
– displays a natural technique to take fast decisions in tight spaces
– very dangerous on the counter thanks to his electric pace and acceleration
– often makes surging runs into the penalty box
– good reaction to the loss of the ball with good aggressive attitude, and good recovery of his position
– active and tenacious in pressing
– gets fouled often
Vlahović cuts inside, dribbles past his man, and sends a dangerous shot on goal.
Vlahović enters the penalty area, dribbles past his man with ease and sends a good ball to his teammate.
He is best suited to playing as:
Left winger in 4-3-3.
League summary (as for 30 November 2021):
No senior team appearances yet.
Vanja Vlahović is a product of the famous Partizan youth academy. He is a part of the new very talented generation of Partizan players which includes, among others Filip Stevanović, Nemanja Jović, Mihajlo Petković, Marko Milovanović, Dragan Bojat, Lazar Slavkovic, Nikola Čolić, Nikola Štulić, and Samed Baždar. Thanks to his great performances for the youth teams, he was named on the first-team bench for the first time on 7 November 2020 in a league fixture against FK Spartak Subotica.
Football Talent Scout potential rating:
First team material in a top European club.