Florian Grillitsch: Who is the Sheffield United transfer target?

Sheffield United boss Chris Wilder is a big admirer of Hoffenheim midfielder Florian Grillitsch – but who is he?

Wednesday, 29th January 2020, 10:12 am
Updated Wednesday, 29th January 2020, 10:13 am

Let’s take a look...

Who does he play for?


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Who did he previously play for?

Werder Bremen

How much did they pay for him?


How old he?


What position does he play?

Central midfield

Hoffenheim's Austrian midfielder Florian Grillitsch is a transfer target for Sheffield United.

What is he valued at?

Around £20m

Has any other clubs been linked with him?

Tottenham were reportedly looking at him last January

What type of player is he?

A controlling midfielder. Known for shielding the defence while the wing-backs bomb forward. He likes to get on the ball and dictate play.

Has he played in the Champions League?

Yes, he scored Hoffenheim’s first-ever Champions League in September 2018

Place of birth


Has he been capped by Austria?

Yes, 14 times

What are his season stats like?

17 games, three assists