Eljif Elmas is a footballer, who holds both the position of midfielder that of striker. In 2019 he moved to Napoli and over time he gained more and more space in the Neapolitan team.
Below is everything you need to know about the life and career of Eljif Elmas.
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The biography of Eljif Elmas
Eljif Elmas was born on 24 September 1999 in Skopje, North Macedonia.
His family is of Torbes origin, a Slavic population living in North Macedonia. The footballer also has Albanian origins.
Elmas is a Sunni Muslim.
His youth career began in 2004 in Rabonitnicki, team from the capital of North Macedonia. In 2008 he moved to the youth academy Red Star.
The debut in the Macedonian top flight takes place in 2015 in the ranks of Rabotnicki. Here he collects 44 league appearances and 7 goals.
In 2017 he moved to the Turks of Fenerbahce, but due to bureaucratic problems he made his debut in the Turkish top flight only six months later. With Fenerbahce he collects 34 appearances and 4 goals in two years.
The transition to Napoli takes place in July 2019. The Neapolitan team buys Elmas' services for 16 million euros plus bonuses.
Since 2017, after having done the whole process of the youth national teams, he has been a permanent starter in the senior national of North Macedonia.
Role and technical characteristics of Elmas
Elmas was born as a midfielder, but manages to cover all the others as well offensive positions. In fact, he was often employed as a striker.
182 centimeters tall and weighing 74 kilograms, he is very agile and skilled in insertions. He owns aexcellent technique and his preferred foot is the right.
How much does Elmas earn at Napoli
The contract between Napoli and Elmas provides for a net remuneration for the player equal to 1,5 million euros per season.
This fee does not take into account any image rights.
The contract will expire in 2025.
The footballer does not like to share information regarding his private life. We only know that his father, Djevant Elmas, is his agent.