Eligijus Jankauskas

Eligijus Jankauskas

Jankauskas

 

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Country: Lithuania

Date of birth: 22/06/1998 (18 years old)

Place of birth: Siauliai (Lithuania)

Height: 175cm

Youth career: FK Napolis, Šiauliai FA

Senior career: Šiauliai FA, FK Utenis, FK Sūduva (since 2016)

Squad number: 17

Current national team: Lithuania U-21

Position: central midfielder, attacking midfielder, winger, second striker

Preferred foot: right

Market value (by transfermarkt.de): 100.000 € 

Tournaments participated in: 2016 UEFA European Under-19 Championship qualification elite round (3/0)

Contract until: unknown

Player’s agent: unknown

Transfer rumours: —

Similar type of player: Shinji Kagawa

 

Strengths:

– pace and acceleration Untitled1

– creatvity Untitled1

– dribbling Untitled1

– ball control Untitled1

– passing Untitled

– dynamism Untitled

– flair Untitled

– long shots Untitled

– versatility Untitled

 

Weaknesses:

– heading

– athleticism

– tactical awareness

 

Style of play:

– creative, explosive and skilfull attacking midfielder

– versatile player who is naturally adept in several positions

– likes to be fielded in a free role as an attacking midfielder, where he is given space to roam the pitch

– known for his attacking movement, positional sense, and ability to dribble, which, combined with his pace, technique, mobility and energy, enables him to make effective attacking runs to beat the defensive line

– capable of scoring goals himself as well as creating them

– fast, and opportunistic player, with excellent reactions

– likes to shoot from distance

– likes to play through balls

– likes to dribble

– exceptional ability to maneuver in small spaces

– extremely dangerous on the counter thanks to his pace and acceleration

– likes to use his pace to stretch opposition defences when he runs the channels

– competent set-piece taker

 

He is best suited to playing as:

Attacking midfielder in 4-2-3-1.

EJankauskas

 

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Achievements:

 

League summary (as for 6 August 2016):

A Lyga 2014: 1 match/0 goals (Šiauliai)

A Lyga 2015: 15 matches/0 goals (Šiauliai)

A Lyga 2016: 14 matches/3 goals (Utenis)

A Lyga 2016 (ongoing): 4 matches/1 goal (Sūduva)

 

Description:

Eligijus Jankauskas is currently considered to be one of the biggest prospects in Lithuanian football. In the summer transfer window of 2016, he moved from Utena Utenis to Suduva Marijampole – one of the most stable clubs of the country, both financially and on the league table. He is also a regular player for the Lithuanian youth national teams. In May 2016, he made his debut for Lithuania U-21 side, despite being only 17.

 

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Football Talent Scout potential rating:

6/10   BallBallBallBallBallBall

Capable to mark his name in Europe with a bit of luck and hard work.

 

Links:

Transfermarkt

Soccerway

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