FULL NAME: ALEN OŽBOLT
DATE OF BIRTH: June 24th, 1996
PLACE OF BIRTH: Novo Mesto, Slovenia
CURRENT CLUB: Slovan Bratislava
PREVIOUS CLUBS: Lokomotiv Plovdiv, TSV Hartberg, Domžale, Borussia Dortmund
PREFERRED FOOT: Right
Alen Ožbolt is advanced striker. Creative with very good technique on tha ball, mobility, first touch, acceleration skills, fast directs shifts, short dribbling and good short-mid through passing ability.
He can play effectively alone upfront or offer versatility in their choice of striking partner. He is constantly on move looking for space and usually tries to makes runs off shoulder of the last defender to go through on goal, he has very good off the ball movements in and around the opposite box.
Alen Ožbolt is a very good finisher capable on both feet, with very good positioning while receiving through balls. He has very good ball control and retention under pressure. He is very effective on the counter attacks thanks to his pace and acceleration. Although it`s not his major skill he is effective also in the air. Alen works a lot also like a „first line“ of defense, pressing the opposition`s centre backs effectively.