Stefan Lainer (born 27 August 1992) is an Austrian footballer who plays as right defender for FC Red Bull Salzburg.
Lainer started his career with the local club SV Seekirchen. In 2006, he came to Red Bull Salzburg. In 2010 he played his first match for the second team of Red Bull. His next step was SV Grödig, where he played on loan. In 2012, he returned to Salzburg where he was in the squad of FC Liefering, the second team of FC Red Bull Salzburg.
Lainer is the son of Leo Lainer, who played for SV Austria Salzburg and the Austrian national team.
Red Bull Salzburg
On 1 July 2015, Lainer transferred to FC Red Bull Salzburg on a three year contract for £140,000.