Breel Donald Embolo

Breel Donald Embolo




Country: Switzerland/Cameroon

Date of birth: 14/02/1997 (17 years old)

Place of birth: Yaounde (Cameroon)

Height: 1,84m

Club career: FC Basel

Squad number: 36

Current national team: Switzerland U-17

Position: centre midfielder, attacking midfielder, secondary striker, striker

Preferred foot: right

Market value (by —

Contract until: 30.06.2016

Player’s agent: unknown

Similar type of player: Paul Pogba & Kevin-Prince Boateng



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Style of play:

– box-to-box midfielder or trequartista

– improves the team’s off the ball movement when in possession

– likes to play short passes

 – player is very good in combination play


He is best suited to playing as:

Centre midfielder in 4-2-3-1.







League summary:

Swiss Super League 2013/2014 (ongoing): 3 matches/1 goal (FC Basel)



Breel Donald Embolo was born in Cameroon before moving with his family to Switzerland when he was a young boy. He started his youth football with a small team Nordstern. Via Old Boys he transferred to the youth system of Basel in 2010. With the U-16 team he won the Swiss Championship title twice at this level. He received various individual prices, such as the Basel youngster of the year 2013. Just three weeks after his 16th Birthday he signed his first professional contract with the club. In summer 2013 he rose to play in their U-18 team. On 13th March 2014 he made his professional debut coming on the field as a substitute in the UEFA Europa League 2013/2014 game against Red Bull Salzburg, which ended a goalless draw. Just three days later, he made his Swiss Super League debut in the 5-0 home win against Aarau, as he was substituted in during the 85th Minute and scored his first goal for the team only four minutes later, the final goal of the game. He is also a Swiss youth international – he bagan with U-16 and now is a part of U-17 team.



“Embolo is a great talent.”

(Marco Streller – Swiss international and FC Basel striker)


Football Talent Scout potential rating:

8/10   BallBallBallBallBallBallBallBall

First team material in a top European club.





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