Young striker from Holland has been on the radar of every scout in Football Manager 2016. Tall, pacey and excellent finisher in front of goal, Zivkovic is everything you want from a modern striker.
- ##fa-male## Basic Player Info
Nationality: Dutch (No youth caps) ( Serbian / Curacao)
Estimated Value: £925K
Preferred Foot: Right
Preferred Position: Striker (Centre)
Current/Potential Ability: 118/157
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- Career Stats
- Player Development
- Richairo Zivkovic developed fairly solid in the game. His starting attributes are not world class by any means, although you can see that this is a player that could develop significantly given enough play time in the first team and also given proper training regime. One thing that catches the eye is that attributes go down when he reaches the peak age, which by no means is good. His Progress Rate is 6 out of 10 which is calculated by players age, professionalism, determination and ambition.
- Career Summary
- Richairo Zivkovic is a well-known name for football fans across Europe. Zivkovic made his senior debut playing for FC Groningen against Heracles on 2nd December 2012. Having made his Holland debut against France in October 2017. he has gone on to make 25 appearances and score 11 goals for his country. Zivkovic is reportedly unsettled at Stade des Lumieres and there could be cause for speculation as to whether the player will remain at the club much longer.
Richairo Zivkovic started his career at FC Groningen in July 2007, breaking into the ﬁrst-team in 2012 and making a total of 33 league appearances and scoring 10 goals for the club. In 2014f15 hejoined AFC Ajax. making 77 league appearances and scoring 31 goals. During this time he also spent time on loan at Willem II and Olympiakos SF, making a combined total of 2 league appearances and scoring one goal.
In July 2019 he joined Juventus for £8.75M and made 18 league appearances and scored one goal. During his time with Bianconeri, Zivkovic's team lifted the Supercoppa di Lega TIM in 2019, the Club World Championship in 2020 and won the Serie A TIM in 2020. Zivkovic joined current club Olympique Lyonnais for £7M in February 2021 and has currently made 38 league appearances and scored 3 goals for the club.
The 3 winner's medals that Zivkovic has collected during his career are: Supercoppa di Lega TIM (Juventus 2019), Club World Championship (Juventus 2020) and Serie A TIM (Juventus 2020).
- ##fa-thumbs-o-up## Strengths
- Richairo Zivkovic strongest are of the game and his strongest attribute is for sure his speed and overall pace. His Potential Ability suggest that he could develop into a solid Premier League striker in the future. Has balanced and normal personality. Can play in couple of positions. Has an understanding of the language.
- ##fa-thumbs-o-down## Weaknesses
- Richairo Zivkovic current ability suggest that he is not yet good enough for the highest tier of English football, but rather for Sky Bet Championship. Would likely encounter problems adapting to a new country at a young age. Should be in the gym working on his overall athleticism. Has work to do on improving his stamina.
- ##fa-refresh## Transfer Info
- Richairo Zivkovic would probably be available for £2,5M at the start of the game. Ajax are unlikely to sell you the player right at the start of the game. Maybe it's best to leave him develop further at Ajax top youth academy and then to try perusing player to join your club in a few years time. You can get Richairo for a fee of £9M 3 to 4 season into the game.