Jorge Meré

Jorge Meré




Full name: Jorge Meré Pérez

Country: Spain

Date of birth: 17/04/1997 (18 years old)

Place of birth: Oviedo (Spain)

Height: 183cm

Youth career: Real Oviedo, Sporting Gijon (since 2010)

Current club: Sporting Gijon

Squad number: 28

Current national team: Spain U-21

Position: central defender

Preferred foot: right

Market value (by —

Tournaments participated in: 2014 UEFA European Under-17 Championship elite round (3/1), 2014 UEFA European Under-19 Championship elite round (1/0)

Contract until: 30.06.2019

Player’s agent: unknown

Similar type of player: combined playing styles of Toby Alderweireld & Laurent Koscielny



– marking Untitled1

– aerial duels Untitled1

– tackling and intercepting Untitled1

– composure Untitled1

– pace Untitled

– charisma Untitled

– leadership Untitled

– ability to read the game Untitled

– maturity Untitled


Style of play:

– elegant central defender

– reads the game and assess situations very well

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

– calm and level headed

– perfect timing in one-on-one challenges

– likes to maraud forward

– last-ditch tackles specialist

– natural leader


He is best suited to playing as:

Central defender in 4-2-3-1.







League summary:

Segunda División B 2013/2014: 19 matches/0 goals (Sporting Gijon B)

Segunda División B 2014/2015: 28 matches/3 goals (Sporting Gijon B)

Segunda División 2014/2015 (ongoing): 2 matches/0 goals (Sporting Gijon)



Jorge Meré joined Sporting de Gijón’s youth setup in 2010 from other Asturian club Real Oviedo. He made his senior debut for “Rojiblancos” B team during 2013/2014 campaign, aged 16. On 24 July 2014 he signed a new five-year deal with the club, with a €25 million clause. On 11 April 2015 he made his official debut for the first-team in a 1–1 away draw against Real Zaragoza. He was already linked with several English clubs, including Newcastle United and Manchester City, however, it seems that the best thing for his career at this moment would be to stay and play regularly for Sporting. He has been a youth Spain international for many years – starting at U-15 all the way through U-21, in which the youngest member of the team.




Football Talent Scout potential rating:

8/10   BallBallBallBallBallBallBallBall

First team material in a top European club.





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