|Full name||Marcel Sabitzer|
|Date of birth||17 March 1994|
|Place of birth||Wels, Upper Austria, Austria|
|Height||1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)|
(on loan from Bayern Munich)
|2008–2009||1. Wiener Neustädter SC|
|2010–2011||Admira Wacker II||34||(15)|
|2014–2015||→ Red Bull Salzburg (loan)||33||(19)|
|2023–||→ Manchester United (loan)||1||(0)|
*Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 16:59, 4 February 2023 (UTC)|
‡ National team caps and goals, correct as of 23:32, 20 November 2022 (UTC)
Marcel Sabitzer (born 17 March 1994) is an Austrian professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Premier League club Manchester United, on loan from Bundesliga club Bayern Munich, and the Austria national team. Predominantly a central midfielder, he can play in a multitude of roles, including attacking midfielder, defensive midfielder, winger and second striker.
Sabitzer began his professional career in Austria with Admira Wacker and Rapid Wien. He joined German club RB Leipzig in 2014 and was immediately loaned to Red Bull Salzburg for a season. Sabitzer made more than 200 appearances for RB Leipzig, before Bayern Munich signed him in August 2021 for a reported transfer fee of €16 million.
Sabitzer represented Austria at multiple youth international levels and made his senior international debut at the age of 18 in June 2012. He has earned more than 60 caps for Austria and played at UEFA Euro 2016 and UEFA Euro 2020.
Sabitzer joined Admira Wacker's youth academy in July 2009, having previously played youth football for Admira Villach, Grazer AK, 1. Wiener Neustädter SC and Austria Wien.
In January 2013, Sabitzer joined Rapid Wien on a contract until the summer of 2016 for an undisclosed transfer fee.
On 30 May 2014, Sabitzer signed a four-year contract with RB Leipzig, and was loaned for a season to FC Red Bull Salzburg.
Sabitzer returned to RB Leipzig for the 2015–16 season, when he scored eight goals in 34 appearances. On 1 April 2016, Sabitzer extended his contract until 2021.
He finished the 2016–17 season with nine goals in 33 appearances. In the 2017–18 season, he scored five goals in 34 appearances.
In the 2019–20 UEFA Champions League, Sabitzer scored his first two goals in the competition in back-to-back matches against Zenit Saint Petersburg. On 10 March 2020, he scored twice in a 3–0 win over Tottenham Hotspur in the Champions League round of 16, to help earn Leipzig a 4–0 aggregate victory and a place in the quarter-finals of the competition for the first time in club's history. Leipzig eventually lost 0–3 to Paris Saint-Germain in a semi finals match on 18 August, and were knocked out of the tournament. Sabitzer finished the 2019–20 campaign with 16 goals and 11 assists in all competitions.
On 30 August 2021, Sabitzer signed a four-year contract with Bayern Munich for a reported transfer fee of €16 million.
On 1 February 2023, it was announced that Sabitzer had signed for Manchester United on loan until the end of the season. He made his debut three days later, coming on as a substitute in the Premier League win against Crystal Palace, making him the first Austrian to ever play for the club.
Sabitzer played youth international football for Austria at under-16, under-17, under-18, under-19 and under-21 levels.
He made his senior international debut for Austria at the age of 18 on 5 June 2012, in a goalless friendly against Romania.
He represented the national team at UEFA Euro 2016, and UEFA Euro 2020.
He is a son of former Austria international Herfried Sabitzer, and the cousin of footballer Thomas Sabitzer.
|Club||Season||League||National cup||League cup||Continental||Other||Total|
|Rapid Wien||2012–13||Austrian Bundesliga||16||3||1||0||—||0||0||—||17||3|
|RB Leipzig||2014–15||2. Bundesliga||0||0||0||0||—||—||—||0||0|
|Red Bull Salzburg
|Manchester United (loan)||2022–23||Premier League||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||—||1||0|
Scores and results list Austria's goal tally first, score column indicates score after each Sabitzer goal.
|1.||30 May 2014||Tivoli-Neu, Innsbruck, Austria||Iceland||1–0||1–1||Friendly|
|2.||3 June 2014||Andrův stadion, Olomouc, Czech Republic||Czech Republic||1–0||2–1|
|3.||9 October 2015||Podgorica City Stadium, Podgorica, Montenegro||Montenegro||3–2||3–2||UEFA Euro 2016 qualification|
|4.||9 October 2016||Red Star Stadium, Belgrade, Serbia||Serbia||1–1||2–3||2018 FIFA World Cup qualification|
|5.||14 November 2017||Ernst-Happel-Stadion, Vienna, Austria||Uruguay||1–0||2–1||Friendly|
|6.||6 September 2019||Stadion Wals-Siezenheim, Wals-Siezenheim, Austria||Latvia||2–0||6–0||UEFA Euro 2020 qualification|
|7.||10 October 2019||Ernst-Happel-Stadion, Vienna, Austria||Israel||3–1||3–1|
|8.||4 September 2020||Ullevaal Stadion, Oslo, Norway||Norway||2–0||2–1||2020–21 UEFA Nations League B|
|9.||9 October 2021||Tórsvøllur, Tórshavn, Faroe Islands||Faroe Islands||2–0||2–0||2022 FIFA World Cup qualification|
|10.||12 November 2021||Wörthersee Stadion, Klagenfurt, Austria||Israel||4–2||4–2|
|11.||24 March 2022||Cardiff City Stadium, Cardiff, Wales||Wales||1–2||1–2||2022 FIFA World Cup qualification|
|12.||3 June 2022||Gradski Vrt Stadium, Osijek, Croatia||Croatia||3–0||3–0||2022–23 UEFA Nations League A|
Red Bull Salzburg
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