Salih Özcan

Squad No. 21
Date of Birth January 11, 1998
Age 24
Height 180cm
Position Midfielder
Birthplace Köln
Previous Clubs Holstein Kiel

Salih Özcan (born 11 January 1998) is a German professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for 1. FC Köln.

Born in Germany into a family of Turkish descent, Özcan spent the majority of his youth career in 1. FC Köln’s youth system. He first featured in 1. FC Köln’s first team in September 2016 in a match against Schalke 04. During the 2017–18 season he consistently started in central midfield. He scored his first league goal on 2 September 2018 in a match against FC St. Pauli.

In 2017, Özcan was awarded the golden Fritz Walter Medal for the best U19 player in Germany.

On 23 August 2019, Özcan joined Holstein Kiel on loan until the end of 2019–20 season.