Tarek Buchmann

Tarek Buchmann

Country: Germany/Togo

Date of birth: 28/02/2005 (17 years old)

Place of birth: Germany

Height: 189cm

Youth career: FC Augsburg, FC Bayern (since 2019)

Current club: FC Bayern

Squad number: —

Current national team: Germany U-18

Position: central defender

Preferred foot: right

Market value (by transfermarkt.de): —

Tournaments participated in: 2022 UEFA European Under-17 Championship qualification elite round (3/0), 2022 UEFA European Under-17 Championship (4/0), UEFA Youth League 2021/2022 (1/0), UEFA Youth League 2022/2023 (5/0)

Contract until: 30.06.2023

Player’s agent: unknown

Transfer rumours: —

Similar type of player: Virgil van Dijk


– tackling 

– anticipation  

– positioning  

– aerial duels  

– athleticism  

– composure  

– pace  

– passing  

– technique  

To improve:

– very comfortable on the ball but still has a big margin to improve his progressive passing

Style of play:

– complete, elegant, and dominant central defender

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

– modern defender who combines strength with good technique and passing

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

– likes to spread play with good long-range diagonals

– able to play in a high line

– does not dive into tackles

– concentrated player with very good reading of the game, timing, and anticipation

known for his composure, intelligence, positional sense, and confidence in possession

– good retention skills under pressure

– focused and extremely difficult to beat in 1v1 duels

– knows how to use his upper-body strength to gain advantage in challenges/wins most of the physical duels

– positively aggressive player who usually plays clean and doesn’t get booked very often

– very dominant in the air

– calm and level-headed

– very mature for his age with good leadership skills/seems to be a quiet but very determined player

Buchmann shows his pace, strength, and anticipation and wins a 1v1 duel with a pacy forward.
Buchmann starts the attack of his team with a brilliant line-breaking pass to the wing.

Heatmap by Wyscout:

He is best suited to playing as:

Central defender in 4-3-3.



League summary (as for 20 November 2022):

No senior team appearances yet.


Tarek Buchmann joined the FC Bayern youth academy from Augsburg in 2019. He is one of the leaders of an extremely interesting generation of German players born in 2005 which includes, among others Arijon Ibrahimovic, Sidney Raebiger, Tom Bischof, Paul Wanner, Leander Popp, Philipp Schulz, Alexandre Azevedo, Dženan Pejcinovic, Nelson Weiper, Maurice Krattenmacher, Samuele di Benedetto, Laurin Ulrich, and Noel Aseko Nkili. In May 2022, Tarek was an important member of Germany U-17 which made it to the quarter-final of the UEFA European Under-17 Championship but lost to eventual champions France in penalties.


Football Talent Scout potential rating:


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





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