Lucas Tousart

Lucas Tousart

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Country: France

Date of birth: 29/04/1997 (18 years old)

Place of birth: Arras (France)

Height: 185cm

Youth career: Rodez AF, Valenciennes FC (since 2010)

Senior career: Valenciennes FC

Squad number: 24

Current national team: France U-19

Position: defensive midfielder, central midfielder

Preferred foot: right

Market value (by 400.000 € 

Tournaments participated in: 2015 UEFA European Under-19 Championship qualification elite round (3/0), 2015 UEFA European Under-19 Championship (3/0)

Contract until: unknown

Player’s agent: unknown

Similar type of player: combined playing styles of Grzegorz Krychowiak & Morgan Schneiderlin



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– teamwork Untitled1

– physical strength Untitled1

– tackling and intercepting Untitled1

– ability to read the game Untitled

– anticipation Untitled

– composure Untitled

– bravery Untitled

– tactical intelligence Untitled


Style of play:

– holding midfielder/box-to-box midfielder

– midfield destroyer

– likes to play short passes

– calm and level headed

– determined and hardworking

– very strong mentally, physically and technically

– well-fit, hard-working, and quick at anticipating the movement of the opponents

– he’s got good positional and tactical sense, often dropping back to the defensive line to double his teammates position if the situation requires it

– known for his tactical intelligence, timing, and strong tackling ability


He is best suited to playing as:

Defensive midfielder in 4-2-3-1.







League summary:

Ligue 2 2014/2015: 17 matches/0 goals (Valenciennes)

Ligue 2 2015/2016 (ongoing): 1 match/0 goals (Valenciennes)



Lucas Tousart joined Valenciennes youth academy in 2010 from a small club Rodez AF. He made his debut for VAFC on 1 January 2015 in a French Cup game against AS Yzeure. In the 2014/15 season his brilliant performances helped him become one of the biggest young talents in Ligue 2, which draw attention of bigger clubs than Valenciennes, including Tottenham, Olympique Lyon and Olympique Marseille. He also played at the 2015 European Under-19 Championship, but his team got knocked out by eventual champions Spain in the semi-final.




Football Talent Scout potential rating:

8/10   BallBallBallBallBallBallBallBall

First team material in a top European club.





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