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Marcel Sabitzer: Personal information, Club news, International performance and stats

Marcel Sabitzer, born on March 17, 1994, hails from Austria, where he developed a passion for football from a young age. Growing up in a country known for its rich footballing culture, Sabitzer’s journey to becoming a professional footballer began with humble roots and a relentless drive to succeed.

Club Career

Sabitzer’s professional career commenced with Admira Wacker’s youth academy in July 2009, where he honed his skills before moving to Rapid Wien in January 2013. His talent caught the attention of German club RB Leipzig, and in May 2014, Sabitzer signed a four-year contract with Leipzig, initially being loaned to FC Red Bull Salzburg for the 2014–15 season.

Returning to RB Leipzig for the 2015–16 season, Sabitzer’s impact was immediate, showcasing his versatility and technical prowess on the pitch. Over the years, he became an integral part of Leipzig’s success, making more than 200 appearances for the club and leaving a lasting legacy. In August 2021, Sabitzer embarked on a new chapter in his career, signing with Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich for a reported fee of 16 million. His time at Bayern was marked by notable performances.

Sabitzer’s journey took an unexpected turn when he joined Manchester United on loan in February 2023. Despite a brief stint due to injury, he made significant contributions to the team, scoring goals and showcasing his talent on the Premier League stage.

His time at united was a very uncertain one, but saw him getting praised by Eric Ten Hag.

In July 2023, Sabitzer made another high-profile move, signing for Borussia Dortmund on a four-year deal. His arrival was met with excitement, and he quickly made himself a fan favorite with his stellar performances on the pitch.

International Career

Marcel Sabitzer’s international career took flight early as he played at various youth levels for Austria, representing them at under-16, under-17, under-18, under-19, and under-21 levels. He made his senior international debut at the age of 18 in June 2012, in a friendly against Romania. Sabitzer has been a consistent performer for the Austrian national team, earning over 70 caps. He played a crucial role in Austria’s campaigns at UEFA Euro 2016 and UEFA Euro 2020, showcasing his skill, vision, and leadership on the international stage.

With his versatility, technical ability, and leadership qualities, Sabitzer continues to be a key player for both club and country. As he looks ahead to the future, fans eagerly anticipate witnessing the next chapter in the illustrious career of Marcel Sabitzer, the versatile midfield maestro.

Club Stats:

YearsTeamApps(Gls)
2010–2011Admira Wacker II34(15)
2010–2013Admira Wacker45(11)
2013–2014Rapid Wien45(10)
2014–2021RB Leipzig177(40)
2014–2015Red Bull Salzburg (loan)33(19)
2021–2023Bayern Munich40(2)
2023Manchester United (loan)11(0)
2023–Borussia Dortmund16(2)

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