Sebastian Szymański

Sebastian Szymański




Country: Poland

Date of birth: 10/05/1999 (17 years old)

Place of birth: Biała Podlaska (Poland)

Height: 174cm

Youth career: TOP 54 Biała Podlaska, Legia Warszawa (since 2013)

Current club: Legia Warszawa

Squad number: 53

Current national team: Poland U-19

Position: defensive midfielder, central midfielder, wide midfielder, attacking midfielder, winger

Preferred foot: left

Market value (by —

Tournaments participated in: UEFA Youth League 2015/2016 (1/0), 2016 UEFA European Under-17 Championship qualification elite round (3/0), UEFA Youth League 2016/2017 (2/0)

Contract until: unknown

Player’s agent: unknown

Transfer rumours: —

Similar type of player: Saúl Ñíguez



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– aerial duels

– needs to improve his strength to endure strongest players

– should improve some aspects of his game such as defensive reliability and consistency


Style of play:

– creative, energetic and pacey box-to-box midfielder

– versatile player who can play multiple positions effectively when needed

– likes to play through balls

– 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

– often makes pacy, energetic runs with the ball through the middle

– likes to shoot from distance

– impacts the game at both the ends of the pitch

– able to produce powerful and dangerous runs up field on the counter attack

– high number of touches and passes per game

– excellent vision and ability to read the game

– capable of shooting on-target goals from great distances

– likes to make surging runs into penalty box

– known for his “quick feet”, speed of movement and close control

– provides dynamism to the team’s build up process

– set-piece specialist


He is best suited to playing as:

Central midfielder in 4-3-3.






Polish U-19 Championship 2015/2016 winner with Legia.


League summary (as for 7 October 2016):

Ekstraklasa 2016/2017 (ongoing): 1 match/0 goals (Legia)



Sebastian Szymański joined Legia Warszawa youth academy as a young child from TOP 54 Biała Podlaska. In the 2015/16 season, he won Polish U-19 Championship with Legia. Several months later, he attended preseason camp with the team’s first squad already. He made his professional debut on 7 July 2016 in a Polish SuperCup game, which Legia lost 1-4 in poor style. A month and a half later he played his first Ekstraklasa game against Arka Gdynia. He has been a Polish international for many years now – he started in the U-15 side and is currently a member of the U-19 team.




Football Talent Scout potential rating:

8/10   BallBallBallBallBallBallBallBall

First team material in a top European club.





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