Date of birth: 14/04/1997 (17 years old)
Place of birth: Mus (Turkey)
Youth career: Güzeltepe Gençlikspor, Fenerbahçe SK (since 2011)
Current club: Fenerbahçe SK
Squad number: 97
Current national team: Turkey U-18
Position: right-back, winger
Preferred foot: right
Market value (by transfermarkt.de): 100.000 €
Tournaments participated in: 2014 UEFA European Under-17 Championship elite round (3/0), 2014 UEFA European Under-17 Championship (2/0)
Contract until: 30.06.2017
Player’s agent: unknown
Similar type of player: Juanfran
Style of play:
– marauding attacking full-back
– likes to tackle
– brings an offensive value to a team, with a lot of activity during 90 minutes in the right side
– likes to play a direct style by running straight at defenders with pace
– agile and moves the ball with ease
– determined and hardworking
– likes overlapping runs
– all-action and energetic
– likes to get past his man and get in an early cross for the centre forwards
– likes to play one-twos
He is best suited to playing as:
Right-back in 4-2-3-1.
No senior team appearances yet.
Savaş Polat started his footballing adventure at a small club by the name of Güzeltepe Gençlikspor. In 2011, at the age of 14, he was spotted by the talent scouts of Fenerbahçe and signed to their youth system. He made his professional debut for “Fener” on 2 December 2014 in a Turkish Cup game against Kayserispor. This season he played already 6 games in the cup, but still didn’t make his league debut which seems to be only a matter of time. He has already played nearly 50 games in different age groups of the Turkey national team and currently represents the U-18 level.
Football Talent Scout potential rating:
Country-scale star with top European club ambition.