Haukur Andri Haraldsson

Haukur Andri Haraldsson

Country: Iceland

Date of birth: 24/08/2005 (17 years old)

Place of birth: Iceland

Height: —

Youth career: ÍA Akranes

Current club: ÍA Akranes

Squad number: 18

Current national team: Iceland U-19

Position: defensive midfielder, central midfielder, attacking midfielder

Preferred foot: right

Market value (by transfermarkt.de): 50.000 €

Tournaments participated in: 2023 UEFA European Under-19 Championship qualification elite round (2/0)

Contract until: 16.11.2024

Player’s agent: unknown

Transfer rumours: —

Similar type of player: Radja Nainggolan


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To improve:

– doesn’t feel comfortable at all in physical duels/needs to build more muscles/physical power

– playing in tight spaces

– general composure on the ball/can be a little bit too chaotic with his decision-making

– aerial duels

Style of play:

– box-to-box midfielder

– versatile player who can cover multiple positions if needed

– very good pace, agility, and coordination

– interesting option for a high-intensity and pressing team

– tireless runner who covers a lot of space

– decent passing and playmaking skills in the build-up phase

– constantly on the move looking for space and always tries to find a vertical option in his game

– likes to press opponents, and start attacks after winning back possession

– able to produce dynamic and dangerous runs up field on the counterattack

– able to make effective late runs into the opposite penalty box lurking for a chance to score

– decent technique and ball control top speed

– impacts the game at both ends of the pitch

– even though he’s not efficient at the moment mainly due to his physicality, he’s combative, hardworking, and tenacious in the defensive phase

– excellent recovery pace and determination when tracking back

– positively aggressive and fearless in duels

Haraldsson wins the ball back and starts the counter-attack with a good pass.
Haraldsson with a superb run through the middle of the pitch and a very good pass to his teammate.
Haraldsson scores after a very well-timed late run into the penalty area.

Heatmap by Wyscout:

He is best suited to playing as:

Central midfielder in 4-3-3.



League summary (as for 5 April 2023):

Besta deild 2022: 15 games/1 goal (Akranes)


Haukur Andri Haraldsson is a product of the ÍA Akranes youth academy. He was born into a family of footballers. His parents Haraldur Ingólfsson and Jónína Víglundsdóttir are former Iceland internationals. His brothers Tryggvi Hrafn and Hákon Arnar are also professional footballers. He made his first-team debut for Akranes on 26 February 2022 in the Icelandic Cup game against Breiðablik. He is also a regular youth international for Iceland – he started at the U-15 level and now he’s one of the youngest members of the U-19 team.


Football Talent Scout potential rating:

7,5/10 BallBallBallBallBallBallBall

Country-scale star with top European league ambition.





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