Wesley Saïd

Wesley Saïd

 

Country: France

Date of birth: 19/04/1995 (18 years old)

Place of birth: Noisy-le-Grand (France)

Height: 1,71m

Club career: Stade Rennais

Current national team: France U-19

Position: winger, secondary striker

Preferred foot: right

Market value (by transfermarkt.de): 400,000 €  

Contract until: 30.06.2016

Similar type of player: Eljero Elia

 

Strengths:

– pace

– acceleration

– dribbling

– flair

– balance

– suitable to play on both wings

– dynamism

 

Style of play:

– likes to cut inside and shoot from distance

– likes to dribble

– counter attack threat

– likes to swap flanks

– gets fouled often

 

He is best suited to playing as:

Left winger in 4-2-3-1.

said

 

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Achievements:

 

League summary:

Ligue 1 2013/2014 (ongoing): 5 matches/0 goals (Stade Rennais)

 

Description:

“Centre d’entraînement Henri-Guérin” – Rennes youth academy is probably one of the best youth academies in western Europe. Many very good players came out from there in the last decade, just to mention a few examples: Yoann Gourcuff, Etienne Didot, Jimmy Briand, Yann M’Vila, Anthony Reveillere or Kevin Theophile-Catherine. Wesley Saïd is the next “Les Rouges et Noirs” boy who is tipped to shine in Ligue 1 in the near future. This spectacular dribbler made his debut at 31 August 2013 in a league fixture against Lille OSC in a goalless draw at “Route de Lorient”. He started in the first eleven and was substituted for Jonathan Pitroipa after 73 minutes. He is also active as a France youth international – he was a member of U-16 and U-17, now he is part of U-19 “Les Bleuets” national team.

 

Quotes:

“During my career as a youth coach in terms of individual quality, Wesley is the one that impressed me most.”

(Franck Haise – former Saïd coach)

 

Football Talent Scout potential rating:

8/10   BallBallBallBallBallBallBallBall

First team material in a top European club.

 

Links:

Transfermarkt: http://www.transfermarkt.co.uk/en/wesley-said/profil/spieler_182916.html

Soccerway: http://int.soccerway.com/players/wesley-said/235484/

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