Aldin Jakupović

Aldin Jakupović

Country: Slovenia

Date of birth: 04/06/2006 (17 years old)

Place of birth: Slovenia

Height: —

Youth career: Šenčur, Olimpija Ljubljana (since 2022)

Current club: Olimpija Ljubljana

Squad number: —

Current national team: Slovenia U-17

Position: winger, striker

Preferred foot: right

Market value (by —

Tournaments participated in: 2023 UEFA European Under-17 Championship qualification elite round (3/1), 2023 UEFA European Under-17 Championship (3/1)

Contract until: 30.06.2026

Player’s agent: unknown

Transfer rumours: —

Similar type of player: Edinson Cavani/Timo Werner


– pace 

– off-the-ball movement 

– pressing 

– determination 

– bravery 

– technique 

– flair 

– finishing 

– athleticism 

To improve:

– extensive passing skills in the final third

– improving the heading ability would be a nice addition to his skillset

– technique and first touch in tight spaces

– frequency and quality of operating with his weaker left foot

Style of play:

– mobile and hardworking striker

– quite tall player (around 180cm) with a stocky build

– strong and combative/not afraid and feels comfortable in contact duels

– he finds himself best in the counter-attacking style of play

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

– intelligent movement, both inside and outside the penalty area

– superb pace over longer distances

– likes to play off the shoulder of the opposition defenders

– likes to attack from deep/wing thanks to his pace and natural verticality

– very skillful at beating his markers and evading pressure

– great sense of positioning while receiving through balls

– extremely difficult to knock off the ball thanks to his strength and ability to shield the ball

– extremely dangerous on the counter thanks to his speed and movement

– likes to take advantage of the carelessness of the opponents/always alert to capitalize on defensive mistakes

– very active in pressing/likes to press and hassle the opposition’s centre-backs effectively

Jakupović loses his markers with a good off-the-ball move, dribbles past the goalkeeper, and scores.
Jakupović scores with a precise finish after a good move and counter-attacking run.
Jakupović loses his markers after a good through ball and scores with a clinical finish.

Heatmap by Wyscout:

He is best suited to playing as:

Striker in 4-3-3.



League summary (as for 28 June 2023):

No senior team appearances yet.


Aldin Jakupović joined the Olimpija Ljubljana youth academy from Šenčur in 2021. He made his professional debut on 8 March 2023 in the Slovenian Cup game against NK Nafta 1903 – at the age of 16 years, 9 months and 4 days, he became the youngest footballer to make his debut for Olimpija since Jan Oblak. In May 2023, he was one of the leaders of Slovenia at the UEFA European Under-17 Championship along with other interesting prospects such as Luka Topalović, David Pejičić, Lovro Golič, Luka Mlakar, Rene Hrvatin, Relja Obrić, and Mark Kerin.


Football Talent Scout potential rating:


Country-scale star with top European league ambition.





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