Joao Victor has followed Oliver Glasner from LASK Linz to VFL Wolfsburg and the Brazilian is an exciting player to look out for in the upcoming season. Glasner himself is hailed as a progressive and attack-minded coach and his tenure at Wolfsburg is one to watch with particular interest. Victor, who hails from Brazil, is coming off an impressive season in Austria and will bring some much-needed flair to the Wolfsburg attack. This tactical analysis and scout report aims to give an idea of what Victor will bring to Wolfsburg by analysing tactics.
Who is Joao Victor?
Joao Victor started his career with São José dos Campos FC and moved to Austria in 2015, joining Kapfenberger FC. In 69 appearances for Kapfenberger, Victor scored an impressive 30 goals along with 11 assists. These are impressive statistics for someone who operates as either a winger or a number ten. A move to Linz followed in 2017 and the Brazilian continued his impressive form and has scored 27 goals and assisted 14 goals in just 54 appearances. Wolfsburg’s sporting director has praised Joao Victor, saying “He is a player who is extremely fast and dangerous in front of goal.”