Xaver Schlager

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Xaver Schlager
Personal information
Full name Xaver Schlager
Date of birth (1997-09-28) 28 September 1997 (age 26)
Position(s) Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Red Bull Salzburg
Number 42
Youth career
SC St. Valentin
–2009 Akademie FC Red Bull Salzburg
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2015–2017 FC Liefering 46 (7)
2016–2019 Red Bull Salzburg 67 (7)
2019- VfL Wolfsburg 58 (3)
National team
Austria U16
2013 Austria U17 4 (2)
Austria U19
2017-19 Austria U21 9 (2)
2018- Austria 24 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 7 January 2022
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 7 January 2022

Xaver Schlager (born 28 September 1997) is an Austrian footballer who plays as Midfielder for VfL Wolfsburg in the Bundesliga.

Career[change | change source]

After playing for the youth team of SC St. Valentin he came to the FC Red Bull Salzburg Academy in 2011, where he played in all teams. In 2015, he was transferred to FC Liefering, the farm team of FC Red Bull Salzburg. In 2016 he signed a contract with FC Red Bull Salzburg. On May 10th 2016 he played his first match in the Austrian Bundesliga versus SV Grödig. He also was captain of the FC Salzburg U19 team which won the 2016/17 UEFA Youth League. On the 26 June 2019, Schlager signed for VfL Wolfsburg.[1]

National team[change | change source]

He played for the Austrian U16, U17, U19 and U21 national team. With Austria U19 he played the UEFA U19 European Championship 2015. In March 2018 he had his first appearance in the National team of Austria.[2]

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