Jesús Vallejo

Jesús Vallejo

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Spain-32

Full name: Jesús Vallejo Lázaro

Country: Spain

Date of birth: 05/01/1997 (17 years old)

Place of birth: Zaragoza (Spain)

Height: 184cm

Youth career: Real Zaragoza (since 2007)

Current club: Real Zaragoza

Squad number: 31

Current national team: Spain U-19

Position: central defender

Preferred foot: right

Market value (by transfermarkt.de): —

Tournaments participated in: —

Contract until: 30.06.2015

Player’s agent: unknown

Similar type of player: Leonardo Bonucci

 

Strengths:

– intercepting Untitled1

– aerial duels Untitled1

– marking Untitled1

– positioning Untitled1

– pace Untitled

– maturity Untitled

– bravery Untitled

– ability to read the game Untitled

– ability to advance the ball out of the first third Untitled

 

Style of play:

– perfect timing in one-on-one challenges

– restricts the offensive play of his opponents through his positioning and marking

– calm and level headed

– great work ethic and strong focus

– often patrticipates in build-up play

– high number of interceptions and aerial duels won per game

– able to switch seamlessly between man and zonal marking

 

He is best suited to playing as:

Central defender in 4-2-3-1.

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League summary:

Segunda Division 2014/2015 (ongoing): 10 matches/0 goals (Real Zaragoza)

 

Description:

Born in Zaragoza, Aragon, Jesus Vallejo joined Real Zaragoza’s youth academy in 2007, aged 10. On 26 July 2013, after impressing in the Juvenil squad, he signed a new deal with the club. On 23 August 2014, before even having appeared for the B-side, Vallejo made his professional debut in Segunda Division, starting in a 0–0 draw against Recreativo de Huelva. He became a first team regular very quickly and already in the 4th match of the 14/15 season he was voted the official man of the match for the game against Sabadell. On 7 March 2013, Vallejo appeared with the Spain under-16’s in a friendly match against Hungary. He was also selected with the under-17’s for the 2013 UEFA European Under-17 Championship, appearing in a match against Norway. Currently he is a member of Spain U19 national team.

 

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Football Talent Scout potential rating:

8/10   BallBallBallBallBallBallBallBall

First team material in a top European club.

 

Links:

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