Marco Asensio

Marco Asensio

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Full name: Marco Asensio Willemsen

Country: Spain

Date of birth: 21/01/1996 (17 years old)

Place of birth: Palma de Mallorca (Spain)

Height: 1,70m

Club career: RCD Mallorca

Current national team: Spain U-17

Position: winger, attacking midfielder, secondary striker

Preferred foot: left

Market value (by transfermarkt.de): —

Contract until: unknown

Similar type of player: Mesut Ozil

 

Strengths:

– pace

– acceleration

– dribbling

– through balls

– crossing

– versatility

– technique

– ball control

– creativity

– free kick taking

 

Style of play:

– playmaker

– likes to dribble

– likes to play through balls

– trickster

– likes to swap positions

– gets fouled often

 

He is best suited to playing as:

Attacking midfielder in 4-2-3-1.

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Achievements:

 

League summary:

Segunda Division 2013/2014 (ongoing): 4 matches/0 goals (RCD Mallorca)

 

Description:

Asensio is regarded as one of the most talented players in Spain at the moment. He played youth football for hometown’s RCD Mallorca. After being scouted by Real Madrid and FC Barcelona, he made his senior debuts with the B-team in the 2013–14 season in Tercera Division, despite still being a junior. On 27 Ocotber 2013 he made his first team debut, playing the last 6 minutes in a 1–3 away loss against Recreativo de Huelva. Again from the bench, Asensio played the last 7 minutes in a 0–0 home draw against CD Lugo. After impressing in his first matches, Asensio was promoted to first team by manager Jose Luis Oltra. It it also worth mentioning that he represented Spain on U-16 and U-17 levels.

 

Quotes:

“He has a great future and a very good present. We must be patient. I do not want to compare him with anyone but he kinda reminds me of Oliver from Atletico.”

(Jose Luis Oltra – manager of RCD Mallorca)

 

Football Talent Scout potential rating:

9/10   BallBallBallBallBallBallBallBallBall

Player has potential to become a key player in a top European club.

 

Links:

Transfermarkt: http://www.transfermarkt.co.uk/en/marco-asensio-willemsen/profil/spieler_296622.html

Soccerway: http://int.soccerway.com/players/marco-asensio-willemsen/320586/

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