Sofyan Amrabat

Sofyan Amrabat

 

Country: Morocco/Netherlands

Date of birth: 21/08/1996 (17 years old)

Place of birth: Morocco

Height: 1,73m

Club career: FC Utrecht

Current national team: Morocco U-17

Position: defensive midfielder, centre midfielder, attacking midfielder

Preferred foot: right

Market value (by transfermarkt.de): —

Contract until: unknown

Similar type of player: Sergio Busquets

 

Strengths:

– passing

– vision

– defensive contribution

– intelligence

– technique

– intercepting

– tactical awareness

– plays very well with his weaker foot

 

Style of play:

– anchorman

– likes to play short passes

– likes to hold up the ball

– dictates tempo

 

He is best suited to playing as:

Defensive midfielder in 4-2-3-1.

sofyan

 

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League summary:

No senior team appearances yet.

 

Description:

Amrabat is not an unknown name to the world football fans – Nordin Amrabat is a Galatasaray player and a current Morocco international. Sofyan is his younger brother, perhaps even more talented than the ex PSV and Venlo player. He’d played since his early years at Utrecht, although he has not yet made his debut in Eredivisie. Despite that, many clubs have shown interest, including Arsenal. It is also said that Arsene Wenger is a big fan of his talent. Youth Dutch national team coach has made enquiries about him, but he is currently playing in the Morocco U-17 national team and did very well at the U-17 FIFA World Cup, while his team, has won the group, but unfortunately lost with Ivory Coast in the knockout stages. He is a very versatile player – he can play as a number 10 or on either side of midfield, but perhaps he feels the best as number 6, thanks to his technique and footballing intelligence, he can have a big influence on his team.

 

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Football Talent Scout potential rating:

7/10   BallBallBallBallBallBallBall

 

 

Links:

Transfermarkt: http://www.transfermarkt.com/en/sofyan-amrabat/leistungsdaten/spieler_287579.html

Soccerway: http://int.soccerway.com/players/sofyan-amrabat/319054/

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