Tyrell Malacia

Tyrell Malacia

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Netherlands-32 (1)

Country: Netherlands/Curaçao

Date of birth: 17/08/1999 (17 years old)

Place of birth: Netherlands 

Height: 173cm

Youth career: Overmaas, Feyenoord (since 2008)

Current club: Feyenoord

Squad number: —

Current national team: Netherlands U-19

Position: left-back

Preferred foot: left

Market value (by transfermarkt.de): —

Tournaments participated in: 2016 UEFA European Under-17 Championship qualification elite round (3/0), 2016 UEFA European Under-17 Championship (4/0)

Contract until: 30.06.2019

Player’s agent: unknown

Transfer rumours: —

Similar type of player: Danny Rose

 

Strengths:

– pace Untitled1

– acceleration Untitled1

– tackling and intercepting Untitled1

– dynamism Untitled1

– athleticism Untitled

– dribbling Untitled

– ball control Untitled

– marking Untitled

 

Weaknesses:

– could improve the quality of his crosses

 

Style of play:

– modern full-back

– creative player with great technical ability, 1vs1 short-dribbling skills, close ball control and fast direction shifts in possession

– relatively small stature, but feels comfortable in contact situations with the opposite forwards, as well as, for his good anticipation sense and decent defensive reliability providing many key interceptions, clearances and tackles for his team throughout the matches

– very good agility and coordination, with good pace at all distances

– likes forward runs

– likes to get ahead and overlap with his winger in order to provide a good cross into the box

– fearless and agressive with reasonably good at timing tackles

– courageous, tenacious and willing to sacrifice

– fairy comfortable with the ball at his feet

– 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 left side

– provides fluidity and dynamism going forward

 

He is best suited to playing as:

Left-back in 4-3-3.

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Achievements:

 

League summary (as for 21 January 2017):

No senior team appearances yet.

 

Description:

Tyrell Malacia is a product of famous and successful Feyenoord youth academy. He signed his first professional contract with the club at the age of 16 in 2015. During the winter break 16/17, Tyrell and his U-19 teammates Mats Knoester and Dylan Vente have been invited to join Feyenoord’s first team for their training camp in Spain as a reward for their great games in the youth teams. He is also a regular Dutch youth international, having been capped at the U-16, U-17, U-18 and U-19 levels. In 2015, he played at the European U-17 Championship, where young “Oranje” side that made it to the semi-final, but got knocked out by eventual champions Portugal.

 

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Football Talent Scout potential rating:

8/10   BallBallBallBallBallBallBallBall

First team material in a top European club.

 

Links:

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