Georgi Melkadze

Georgi Melkadze

Melkadze

 

Russia-32

Full name in native alphabet: Георгий Джемалович Мелкадзе

Country: Russia/Georgia

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

Place of birth: Moscow (Russia)

Height: 181cm

Youth career: Dinamo Moscow, Spartak Moscow (since 2008)

Current club: Spartak Moscow/Spartak-2 Moscow

Squad number: 37

Current national team: Russia U-19

Position: attacking midfielder, winger, second striker, striker

Preferred foot: right

Market value (by transfermarkt.de): 350.000 € 

Tournaments participated in: 2014 UEFA European Under-17 Championship qualification elite round (3/1), 2015 UEFA European Under-19 Championship qualification elite round (2/0), 2015 UEFA European Under-19 Championship (5/0), UEFA Youth League 2015/2016 (3/1)

Contract until: unknown

Player’s agent: unknown

Similar type of player: Roberto Firmino 

 

Strengths:

– dribbling Untitled1

– long shots Untitled1

– creativity Untitled1

– first touch Untitled1

– speed Untitled

– passing Untitled

– free kick taking Untitled

– versatility Untitled

– ball control Untitled

 

Weaknesses:

– defensive contribution

 

Style of play:

– explosive attacking midfielder/shadow striker/false “9”

– likes to dribble

– likes to shoot from distance

– fast, powerful, physically strong player

– one-on-one situation specialist

– possesses powerful and accurate shot

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

– often makes surging runs into penalty box

– plays with a natural flair and is dangerous in the box

– efficient in his play and has a natural eye for goal

– able to dribble with the ball at top speed

– counter attack threat

– all-action and energetic

– naturally receptive to new techniques and tactics

 

He is best suited to playing as:

Attacking midfielder in 4-2-3-1.

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Video:

 

Achievements:

2015 UEFA European Under-19 Championship runner-up with Russia.

 

League summary:

Russian National League 2014/2015: 7 matches/1 goal (Spartak-2 Moscow)

Russian Premier League 2014/2015: 2 matches/0 goals (Spartak Moscow)

Russian National League 2015/2016 (ongoing): 11 matches/4 goals (Spartak-2 Moscow)

 

Description:

Georgi Melkadze is a Spartak Moscow homegrown player. He made his professional debut for the Spartak reserve team on September 23 2014 in a game against FC Znamya Truda Orekhovo-Zuyevo. He had to wait six months for his debut in the senior side, which came exactly on 17 May 2015 against CSKA Moscow. He has Georgian roots, but has been playing for youth Russian teams, where he recently won second place at the UEFA European Under-19 Championship. It is worth noting that he was the youngest “Sborna” player in that tournament.

 

Quotes:

 

Football Talent Scout potential rating:

7/10   BallBallBallBallBallBallBall

Country-scale star with top European club ambition.

 

Links:

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