Full Name: Oliver Jasen Burke
Height: 1.88 m
Nationality: Scotland
Date of Birth: April 7, 1997 (20)
Weight: 75 kg
2nd Nationality: England
Birthplace: Melton Mowbray
Foot: Right

Oliver Burke

Oliver Burke (born 7 April 1997) is a professional footballer who plays for RB Leipzig as a right winger.

Youth Career

Joined Nottingham Forest when he was eight years old in 2005.

Nottingham Forest

Signed his first professional contract with Nottingham Forest on 19 September 2014.

Made his professional debut as an 87th-minute substitute during a 3–1 defeat against Tottenham Hotspur on 24 September 2014.

Scored his first goal for Nottingham Forest against Cardiff City in December 2015.

Signed a contract extension on a four-year deal in February 2016.

Linked with Bayern Munich, Tottenham Hotspur, Arsenal, Manchester United, Sunderland and Liverpool.

Bradford City (loan)

Joined on a month-long loan deal in Febuary 2015.

RB Leipzig

Joined RB Leipzig on a five-year deal for a £13 fee in August 2016, making Burke the most expensive Scottish footballer.

Set up Yussuf Poulsen to score the only goal against Dortmund in his first game.

Scored his first goal in a 1–1 draw at 1. FC Köln in September 2016.


Eligible to play for England, but opted to play for Scotland.

Scored on his debut for Scotland Under-19’s in a 3-1 win against Mexico U18 in October 2015.

Handed his first call-up to the Scotland senior squad in March 2016.

Made his Scotland debut  in Scotland’s 1–0 win over the Danmark in March.



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Club career
Years Teams Apps Gls
2014-16 Nottingham Forest  31  (6)
2014-15 Bradford City (Loan)  2  (0)
2016- RB Leipzig  13  (1)
National team
2015 Scotland U19  6  (1)
2016 Scotland  4  (0)


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