Sverre Nypan

Sverre Nypan

Full name: Sverre Halseth Nypan

Country: Norway

Date of birth: 19/12/2006 (16 years old)

Place of birth: Norway

Height: 178cm

Youth career: Nardo, Rosenborg (since 2020)

Current club: Rosenborg

Squad number: 41

Current national team: Norway U-18

Position: central midfielder, attacking midfielder

Preferred foot: left

Market value (by 5.000.000 €

Tournaments participated in: 2023 UEFA European Under-17 Championship qualification elite round (2/0)

Contract until: 31.12.2026

Player’s agent: unknown

Transfer rumours: —

Similar type of player: Lucas Paquetá


– passing 

– vision 

– technique 

– ball control 

– creativity 

– football IQ 

– pace 

– dribbling 

– first touch 

– off-the-ball movement 

– ambidexterity 

– defensive contribution 

– versatility 

To improve:

– a very complete profile for a midfielder of his age but still needs to work hard to polish some elements of his game such as consistency, decision-making in the final third, and shooting/finishing skills

Style of play:

– advanced playmaker

– has all the qualities to play slightly deeper in a roaming playmaker role as well

– player of a decent body mass ratio and physical strength for his age

– very good pace, especially over longer distances

– likes to roam around in the space between the opposition’s midfield and defence

– highly creative player who likes to be given a free role to roam the pitch and find space

– very high football IQ and general understanding of the game

– player with an outstanding vision to execute killer passes and set up goalscoring opportunities for his teammates

– unpredictable and able to make a difference with his passing skills at any time

– good spatial awareness and ability to use ‘la pausa’

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

– displays a natural technique to take fast decisions under pressure

– above-average first touch and ability to operate in tight spaces

– excellent ability to operate with his weaker right foot/almost perfectly two-footed

– in addition to his attacking quality, he’s also hardworking and tenacious in the defensive phase/pressing and doesn’t hesitate to track back and work for the team

Nypan provides an assist with a superb pass.
Nypan attack from the right half-space, dribbles past one opponent, and creates a big chance with a clever pass.
After a good counter-attacking run, Nypan provides an assist with a brilliant through ball.

Heatmap by Wyscout:

He is best suited to playing as:

Attacking midfielder in 4-2-3-1.



League summary (as for 8 September 2023):

Eliteserien 2022: 2 games/0 goals (Rosenborg)

Eliteserien 2023 (ongoing): 15 games/3 goals (Rosenborg)


Sverre Nypan is one of the leaders of an extremely interesting generation of Norwegian players born in 2006 which includes, among others Sindre Walle Egeli, Anders Rønne Børset, Amir Ahmed Jama, Gustav Kjølstad Nyheim, Andreas Heredia-Randen, Faniel Tewelde, Filip Erik Thorvaldsen, Stian Sjøvold Thorstensen, Jones El-Abdellaoui, and Aleksander Hammer Kjelsen. Sverre made his professional debut on 6 November 2022 in the league match against Jerv – he became Rosenborg’s youngest-ever player at the age of 15 years and 322 days. In May 2023, he scored his first goal against Bodø/Glimt which made him the youngest player in Rosenborg history to score in a league match aged 16 years and 145 days.


Football Talent Scout potential rating:


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





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