Edvinas Baniulis

Edvinas Baniulis

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Country: Lithuania

Date of birth: 03/01/1997 (17 years old)

Place of birth: Lithuania

Height: 1,89cm

Youth career: Zalgiris Vilnius

Current club: Zalgiris Vilnius

Squad number: 45

Current national team: Lithuania U-19

Position: centre forward

Preferred foot: right

Market value (by transfermarkt.de): 50,000 €

Tournaments participated in: —

Contract until: unknown

Player’s agent: MVA Sports Management

Similar type of player: Libor Kozak

 

Strengths:

– finishing Untitled1

– heading Untitled1

– ability to be a target man for teammates Untitled1

– strength Untitled

– instinct Untitled

– composure Untitled

– off the ball Untitled

 

Style of play:

– target man/fox in the box

– aerial threat in the opposition box

– indirect set-piece threat

– often uses his strength and aerial presence to bring teammates into play

– likes to try to beat offside trap

– often plays with back to goal

 

He is best suited to playing as:

Centre forward in 4-2-3-1.

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Achievements:

A Lyga 2013 winner with Zalgiris Vilnius.

 

League summary:

A Lyga 2013: 1 match/0 goals (Zalgiris Vilnius)

A Lyga 2014 (ongoing): 5 matches/1 goal (Zalgiris Vilnius)

 

Description:

Edvinas Baniulis is regarded as one of most promising young footballers in Lithuania. He is a product of Zalgiris Vilnius youth academy – probably the best academy in country. He made his professional debut on 4 August 2013 in a league fixture against Tauras Taurage, in which he replaced Paulius Janusauskas in the 82nd minute. On 28th July 2014 he went on a 10-day trial with Italian giants Lazio. He is a U-19 Lithuanian international, which also features highly talented players like Daniel Romanovskij, Tomas Dombrauskis or Donatas Segzda.

 

Quotes:

“Perhaps the most interesting propsect to be linked with Lazio is Lithuanian striker, Edvinas Baniulis. The 17 year-old is already a champion in Lithuania having just won the league with Zalgiris, featuring for 91 minutes during the league campaign, and finding the back of the net on one occasion.”

(lazioland.com)

 

Football Talent Scout potential rating:

6/10   BallBallBallBallBallBall

Capable to mark his name in Europe with a bit of luck and hard work.

 

Links:

Transfermarkt

Soccerway

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