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Alexander Merkel


  • matches played 168
  • goals 7
  • assists 12
  • Last appearance (days ago) 3

Kazakh midfielder Alexander Merkel, who is currently under contract to Heracles Almelo in Netherlands, joined the club July 27, 2018. Alexander Merkel prefers to play with his right foot, as do 65% of his teammates. He stands 179cm high and thus is 3cm smaller than his team on average. So far in the 2018/2019 season, he already competed in 31 fixtures. At present, Heracles Almelo is in Eredivisie (Netherlands) they are in seventh place. The 27-year-old Alexander Merkel was born on February 22, 1992 and is therefore NaN years younger than his team's average age.

His best season was Serie A 11/12 (Italy), because in this year he had his highest success in terms of forward passes. He also plays for Kazakhstan. Three years and 6 months was the maximum period Alexander Merkel ever played in a team, which is Udinese Calcio (Italy). The briefest time his spent on a team counts merely 31 days in SC Pisa (Italy). While being substituted more out than in this season, we can observe that this trend came from last season. Moreover, he shows 36 out and 34 in substitutions in total.

Apart from Alexander Merkel, Mohammed Osman, Niels Leemhuis, Tim van de Berg, Jesper Drost, Sebastian Jakubiak and Lerin Duarte are also midfielders of Heracles Almelo. At Heracles Almelo, he is the owner of jersey number 52. This season he scored no and assisted one goal. On average, he initialized 0.03 and hit the net not once per match this season which is a worse performance than last year's. Back then 0.06 goals and 0.17 assists per match have been achieved.

Alexander Merkel's squad won 50% (60% home) in Eredivisie. The highest win streak of the last 5 matches counts 2. To date, collectively he holds 20 penalties, of which one is red. Lately, he seems to be more quiet since less penalties were given to him than usually. It's been 20 days since he played his latest match. Ever since Alexander Merkel became a professional, he has been committed to overall ten clubs. Considering he weighs around 160.94lb, Alexander Merkel is approximately 4lb lighter than the average player of Heracles Almelo. Before joining Heracles Almelo, he impressed at Grasshopper Club Zurich, VfL Bochum, Admira Wacker, Watford FC, Udinese Calcio, AC Milan, SC Pisa and Genoa FC.

(Last edited May 14, 2019)