Young playmaker from FC Barcelona, Alen Halilovic, is considered by many football experts as the new Lionel Messi. Let us see just how well does he develop in Football Manager 2016, and is he really that good as many state he is.
- ##fa-male## Basic Player Info
- Age: 19 years old, Nationality: Croatian (7 caps/0 goals), Club: FC Barcelona,
Estimated Value: £2.9M, Preferred Foot: Left, Preferred Position: Attacking Midfielder (Right, Centre), Current/Potential Ability: 129/166
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- Career Stats
- Player Development
- Alen Halilovic starts the game with average current ability that is also reflected on his attributes. But as the game progressed, so did his attributes. Halilovic, once he reaches peak of his abilities, becomes a world class winger. I can't say he is as good as Lionel Messi, but maybe good as Pedro. His Progress Rate is 6 out of 10 which is calculated by players age, professionalism, determination and ambition.
- Career Summary
- Alen Halilovic is a well-known name forfootball fans across Europe. Having made his Croatia debut against Portugal in June 2013, he has gone on to make 76 appearances and score 22 goals for his country. Halilovic, 29, arrived at Estadio do Dragao from FC Barcelona for a fee of £4.2M in 2019.
Alen Halilovic started his career at GNK Dinamo in 2011/12, breaking into the ﬁrst-team in 2012 and making a total of 44 league appearances and scoring 7 goals for the club. During his time with Modri. Halilovic's team lifted the Prva HNL in 2013 and 2014 and the Croatian Super Cup in 2013. Halilovic moved to FC Barcelona in 2014/15. During this time he also spent time at F.C. Barcelona 'B' and FC Barcelona, making a combined total of 30 league appearances and scoring 4 goals. During this time he also spent time on loan at Real Sporting SAD, Fenerbahce A.S. and Villarreal C.F. SAD, making a combined total of 82 league appearances and scoring 5 goals. Halilovic's Los Culés team lifted the Spanish Super Cup in 2017.
Halilovic joined current club F.C. Porto for £4.2M in January 2019 and has currently made 182 league appearances and scored 48 goals for the club.
The 4 winner's medals that Halilovic has collected during his career are: Prva HNL (Dinamo 2013 and 2014), Croatian Super Cup (Dinamo 2013) and Spanish Super Cup (FC Barcelona 2017).
- ##fa-thumbs-o-up## Strengths
- Alen Halilovic is a real live-wire with the ball at his feet. The players ability to do the unexpected is the sole main reason to beat and go past his player, has a great Flair attribute that is needed for tricky players. His skilfulness is also his strongest area of the game. Great versatilely, is natural in couple of positions His great potential ability promises that with enough play time and proper training this player can go on and become world class. Can adept to living in another country easily.
- ##fa-thumbs-o-down## Weaknesses
- Alen Halilovic consistency is holding him back to developing even further, he needs to work on this attribute specifically is he is to develop. His weakest are of the game is his selfishness. Tendency not to get stuck into rough challenges can put his teammates under some pressure.
- ##fa-refresh## Transfer Info
- Alen Halilovic would probably be available for £8M at the start of the game. In his first season, Alen is loaned from Barca to Sporting Gijon. Also he has a minimum release price to his name, which stands at £34M. Mine advice, leave him for a couple of seasons, and then try to snatch him from Barca for £2-3M.