Full name: Mikael Neville Anderson
Date of birth: 01/07/1998 (17 years old)
Place of birth: Iceland
Youth career: FC Midtjylland
Current club: FC Midtjylland
Squad number: —
Current national team: Denmark U-18
Position: attacking midfielder, winger
Preferred foot: right
Market value (by transfermarkt.de): —
Tournaments participated in: UEFA Youth League 2015/2016 (5/2)
Contract until: unknown
Player’s agent: unknown
Transfer rumours: —
Similar type of player: Kevin De Bruyne
No significant weaknesses.
Style of play:
– explosive winger/modern attacking midfielder
– plays with a natural flair and is dangerous in the box
– likes to dribble
– likes to vary his play by cutting inside, running to the by-line and swapping wings
– very comfortable on the ball, with a willingess to play and receive passes along the ground
– known for his explosive acceleration, and his dribbling ability at speed
– very good in combination play
– capable both of creating chances for team-mates, as well as scoring goals himself, due to his vision and ability to play off of other players
– able to score, pass and dribble comfortably with both feet
– known for his explosive style and energy on the pitch
– excellent balance and changes of pace
– extremely dangerous on the counter thanks to his pace and acceleration
– exceptional precision when passing and shooting
– naturally receptive to new techniques and tactics
He is best suited to playing as:
Attacking midfieder in 4-2-3-1.
No senior team appearances yet.
Mikael Anderson is a product of FC Midtjylland academy – one of the best youth systems in Denmark. He used to be a part of the Midtyjlland side, which played very well in the UEFA Youth League campaign 15/16. They eliminated Legia Warsaw and Atlético Madrid in great style, but were not able to beat favorites Barcelona in the round of 16. In March 2016 he received his first Denamrk U-18 call-up for a double-header against Hungary.
Football Talent Scout potential rating:
First team material in a top European club.