Date of birth: 15/01/1998 (18 years old)
Place of birth: Trenčín (Slovakia)
Youth career: AS Trenčín
Current club: AS Trenčín
Squad number: 6
Current national team: Slovakia U-19
Preferred foot: right
Market value (by transfermarkt.de): 225.000 €
Tournaments participated in: 2015 UEFA European Under-17 Championship qualification elite round (3/0), UEFA Champions League qualifying phase 2016/2017 (4/0)
Contract until: unknown
Player’s agent: unknown
Transfer rumours: —
Similar type of player: Juanfran
– tackling and intercepting
– needs to improve in the quality of his crosses
Style of play:
– modern attacking-minded full-back
– likes forward runs
– likes to cross
– likes to tackle
– likes to dribble
– likes overlapping runs
– fearless and good at timing tackles
– well-fit, hard-working, and quick at anticipating the movement of the opponents
– often comes from the wing into the central area of the pitch
– endless energy and his powerful running make him an incredibly useful asset as he brings an offensive value to a team, with a lot of activity during 90 minutes in the right side
– all-action and energetic
– likes to enter the opposition’s penalty area whenever possible
– provides fluidity and dynamism going forward
– able to produce powerful and dangerous runs up field on the counter attack thanks to his pace and acceleration
He is best suited to playing as:
Right-back in 4-3-3.
Slovak Super Liga 2015/2016 winner with Trenčín.
Slovak Cup 2015/2016 winner with Trenčín.
League summary (as for 14 August 2016):
Slovak Super Liga 2015/2016: 22 matches/1 goal (Trenčín)
Slovak Super Liga 2016/2017 (ongoing): 5 matches/0 goals (Trenčín)
Martin Šulek is a youth exponent from AS Trenčín. He made his professional debut, aged 17, on 20 September 2015 gainst ŠK Slovan Bratislava. He was one of the biggest surprises of the 2015/16 season, when he won the Slovak Super Liga and Slovak Cup with a very young Trenčín team. There are several other talented youngsters seeing some regular playtime besides him, such as Samuel Kalu, Denis Jančo, Aliko Bala and Erik Prekop. Martin is also a regular Slovakian youth international and currently is a member of U-19 team.
Football Talent Scout potential rating:
Country-scale star with top European club ambition.