Marko Lazetić

Marko Lazetić

Country: Serbia

Date of birth: 22/01/2004 (17 years old)

Place of birth: Belgrade (Serbia)

Height: 192cm

Youth career: Crvena Zvezda Belgrade

Current club: Crvena Zvezda Belgrade

Squad number: 28

Current national team: Serbia U-19

Position: centre-forward

Preferred foot: right

Market value (by transfermarkt.de): 1.500.000 €

Tournaments participated in: UEFA Youth League 2019/2020 (5/0), UEFA Youth League 2021/2022 (1/2)

Contract until: 30.06.2024

Player’s agent: unknown

Transfer rumours: —

Similar type of player: Edin Džeko 

Strengths:

– finishing 

– instinct 

– off the ball movement 

– link-up play 

– athleticism 

– pace 

– technique 

– ball control 

– first touch 

– dribbling 

Weaknesses:

– tall player but his heading ability could still improve to become even more dangerous

Style of play:

– complete and elegant forward

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

– powerful and determined forward with killer-instinct, good technique on the ball, and cleverness at his off-the-ball movements

– very good pace, footwork, agility, and coordination for a player of his size

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

– killer instinct and off the ball movement in the final third

– clinical finisher capable on both feet

– 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

– very skillful at beating his markers and evading pressure

– great sense of positioning while receiving through balls

– equally useful in combinational and counterattacking style

– knows how to use his body to shield the ball from defenders thanks to his technique, strength, and ball control

– able to sniff out a goal in any situation

– aggressive and hard-working in pressing/when out of possession

Lazetić with a brilliant first touch and instant finish to score a very nice goal.
Lazetić makes a great counter-attacking run and scores with a clinical finish.

He is best suited to playing as:

Centre-forward in 4-3-3.

Video:

Achievements:

League summary (as for 12 January 2022):

Serbian SuperLiga 2020/2021: 1 game/0 goals (Crvena Zvezda)

Prva Liga 2020/2021: 14 games/4 goals (Grafičar)

Serbian SuperLiga 2021/2022 (ongoing): 14 games/1 goal (Crvena Zvezda)

Description:

Marko Lazetić is a product of Crvena Zvezda youth academy. He is the nephew of a former international footballer Nikola Lazetić. He is a part of a very interesting wave of highly talented teenage Serbian centre-forwards which includes, among others Jovan Milošević, Marko Milovanović, Dragan Stoisavljević, Samed Baždar, and Mateja Bubanj. Marko made his first-team debut for Crvena on 29 November 2020, aged only 16 years and 10 months, in a league fixture against FK Rad.

Quotes:

Football Talent Scout potential rating:

9/10 

Player has the potential to become a key player in a top European club.

Links:

Transfermarkt

Soccerway

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