Karim Adeyemi has made a flying begin to the season for Red Bull Salzburg and has additionally scored his first worldwide purpose for Germany through the worldwide break.
The 19-year-old has already been linked with Liverpool, Barcelona and Bayern Munich and is shortly gaining consideration as among the finest rising younger abilities in European soccer.
Here’s a have a look at every part you want to learn about Adeyemi …
Adeyemi has began 2021/22 on fireplace at Red Bull Salzburg / Andreas Schaad / Getty Images
Red Bull Salzburg gave Erling Haaland the platform he wanted to blow up to life through the first half of the 2019/20 season, with the striker scoring eight occasions throughout that season’s Champions League group stage alone.
Adeyemi established himself in the primary staff squad final season, made 9 appearances in 38 video games however began comparatively occasionally. In 2021/22, he has develop into an actual starter, regardless of his younger age, and is already repaying that religion.
The teenager had scored six targets in six Austrian Bundesliga matches on the time of the September break, as effectively as one within the Champions League qualifiers.
Adeyemi has successfully changed Patson Daka, who scored 34 targets final season, following Zambian’s summer season switch from Salzburg to Leicester.
Adeyemi has named Kylian Mbappe as a function mannequin / John Berry / Getty Images
It could be simple to attract apparent comparisons with between Adeyemi and Haaland as a consequence of their productive eruption in Salzburg. But they’re various kinds of strikers, with Adeyemi standing beneath six meters tall and relying extra on uncooked pace and darts.
Instead of evaluating himself to Haaland, an all-action “number nine”, Adeyemi prefers to choose his sport to purpose scorers who wish to play from a broad place to begin, together with Kylian Mbappe.
He advised Kicker earlier this 12 months that ‘Mbappe, [Serge] Gnabry [and Pierre-Emerick] Aubameyang ‘are the function fashions he particularly appears as much as.
Adeyemi was at Bayern Munich till the age of 12 / Guenther Iby / Getty Images
Bayern are one in every of the golf equipment believed to be monitoring Adeyemi now, however the participant has already had a two-year interval in Bayern very early in his youth profession.
Adeyemi was born in Munich and joined Bavaria’s educational ranks on the age of 10, however a dispute with the membership over lack of self-discipline led to the child becoming a member of SpVgg Unterhaching in 2012.
Staff at Unterhaching labored near Adeyemi each on and off the pitch and it was reported by Suddeutsche Zeiting 2019 shortly after a € 3 million switch to Salzburg that Red Bull not solely had a prime expertise, but additionally a “stable personality”.
He has not dominated out a Bayern return in the long run, regardless of leaving as a teenager.
“You never know what the future will bring. I never said I did not like [Bayern] longer because of my time there or something, ”he has beforehand advised Kicker.
Adeyemi scored on his senior debut in Germany / Markus Gilliar / Getty Images
Adeyemi was born in Germany and has Romanian and Nigerian parenthood and was due to this fact eligible for all three nationwide groups. But it’s Germany he has chosen, who first represented his nation of start at Under-16 stage 2018 after which went via the leaders at under-17 and under-21 stage then.
Such has been his fast rise, Adeyemi made his debut solely beneath 21 years and performed within the later phases of the European Championship 2121 in May in May, 4 months earlier than his senior arc in September got here in a World Cup qualifier.
His kind for Salzburg in early 2021/22 noticed senior Mannschaft coach Hansi Flick embody the child in his squad for clashes in opposition to Liechtenstein, Armenia and Iceland. He didn’t come on the sector in opposition to Liechtenstein however scored from the bench in a 6-0 defeat of Armenia.
Salzburg invested 3 million euros in Adeyemi and will promote for an enormous revenue / Daniel Kopatsch / Getty Images
Adeyemi presently has a contract with Salzburg for one more three years till 2024, which supplies the Austrian champions a stable basis from which they’ll cost a major switch charge in the event that they resolve to absorb sooner slightly than later.
Bild has famous that valuation at 20 million euros (17.2 million kilos), which corresponds to the value that Haaland was bought to Dortmund for in January 2020.
Adeyemi is tipped to star standing in the approaching years / Andreas Schaad / Getty Images
Adeyemi is already an enormous hit with Football Manager gamers and is usually anticipated to proceed to grow to be a world class in the approaching years.
His profession potential in FIFA 21 is 85, however that will but change and proceed to develop when FIFA 22 is quickly launched.
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