Bilal Boutobba

Bilal Boutobba




Country: France

Date of birth: 29/08/1998 (16 years old)

Place of birth: Marseille (France)

Height: —

Youth career: JS Arménienne St-Antoine, Olympique de Marseille (since 2007)

Current club: Olympique de Marseille

Squad number: 31

Current national team: France U-17

Position: attacking midfielder, winger, secondary striker

Preferred foot: left

Market value (by —

Tournaments participated in: 2015 UEFA European Under-17 Championship qualification elite round (3/1)

Contract until: unknown

Player’s agent: unknown

Similar type of player: Arjen Robben



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Style of play:

– flamboyant winger

– often cuts inside on his left foot to move to a more central attacking position, and uses uses his speed and skill to take on defenders until he finds the space to make an attempt on goal

– likes to be given a free role

– often uses his creativity to set up goals for other players

– likes to play a direct style by running straight at defenders with pace

– likes to shoot from distance

– all-action and energetic

– suitable to play on both wings

– great control with the ball at his feet

– likes to take unpredictable shots on goal

– often makes surging runs into penalty box

– very confident on the ball


He is best suited to playing as:

Right winger in 4-2-3-1.

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League summary:

CFA 2 2014/2015: 5 matches/0 goals (Olympique de Marseille II)

Ligue 1 2014/2015 (ongoing): 3 matches/0 goals (Olympique de Marseille)



Bilal Boutobba joined Olympique de Marseille youth academy in 2007 from a small club JS Arménienne St-Antoine. He is considered one of the most talented French players of his generation. He made his league debut on 14 December 2014 in a 1–0 away defeat against AS Monaco at the Stade Louis II, replacing Mario Lemina for the last six minutes of the game. In doing so, he became the youngest ever player to play an official match for Marseille, at the age of 16 years, 3 months and 15 days. The record was previously held by his teammate Jérémie Porsan-Clemente, who was aged 16 years and 8 months on his debut earlier in the season. He is also one of the key players of France U17 national team, which will play at 2015 UEFA European Under-17 Championship in few weeks.




Football Talent Scout potential rating:

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Player has potential to become a key player in a top European club.





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