clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

An introduction to Sean Davis for RB Leipzig fans

Who is this mystery player in the RB Leipzig U-23s mid-season training camp?

Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports

According to the online rumor mill, Sean Davis is playing for Red Bull Leipzig today. Once A Metro was asked to provide a little information:

Here's what Leipzig fan's should know about him. Treat him well, he deserves it.

Who is Sean Davis? An introduction for Leipzig fans.

Name: Sean Akira Davis

Born: February 8th, 1993 (22 years old) - Long Branch, New Jersey

Height: 6' 0" (1.83 m)

Weight: 165 lbs (75 kg)

Position: Central Midfielder

Prior experience:

New York Red Bulls Academy: 2009-2011 / 52 games, 4 goals

Duke University: 2011-2014 / 65 games, 8 goals, 13 assists

New York Red Bulls: 2014-current / 14 games, 1 assist

Playing style:

Two-way midfielder, very capable in the high press. Has the creativity to play as a #10 as well, though unlikely to be elite there.

Skills:

Deadly from free-kicks, accurate on corners as well.

Strengths:

Strong close control and passing, good finishing for a midfielder. Reads the game well, his positioning adds well to his defensive play. Smart soccer player, hides his own deficiencies well, can adapt to a variety of midfield roles and styles. Team player and capable leader.

Weaknesses:

Solid physical player but unspectacular. Little professional experience, untested, and still learning. Doesn't have super high ceiling (already 22).  Doesn't speak German.