Moussa Diaby

Moussa Diaby


Country: France

Date of birth: 07/07/1999 (17 years old)

Place of birth: Paris (France)

Height: —

Youth career: PSG

Current club: PSG

Squad number: —

Current national team: France U-19

Position: winger, second striker

Preferred foot: left

Market value (by —

Tournaments participated in: 2017 UEFA European Under-19 Championship qualification elite round (3/1), UEFA Youth League 2016/2017 (7/3)

Contract until: unknown

Player’s agent: unknown

Transfer rumours: —

Similar type of player: Riyad Mahrez



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– defensive contribution

– needs to improve the quality of his crosses


Style of play:

– explosive winger/wide forward

– suitable to play on both wings (preferably on the right as an ‘inverted winger’)

– creative player with very good technical ability, 1vs1 short-dribbling skills, close ball control, fast direction shifts in possession and vision to make through passes to the teammates providing dynamism to the team’s last offensive third plays

– likes to dribble

– likes to play a direct style by running straight at defenders with pace

– often uses his skills and speed to beat defenders, cut inside and create himself a decent opportunity to score from

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

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

– plays with a natural flair and is dangerous in the box

– very strong in 1v1 situations, unpredictable and very confident of his skills

– excellent balance, coordination and changes of pace

– often makes surging runs into penalty box

– displays a natural technique to take fast decisions in tight spaces/under pressure

– gets fouled often

– likes to use tricks and skills to remain in possession of the ball

– all-action and energetic


He is best suited to playing as:

Right winger in 4-3-3.





French U-19 Championship winner with PSG.


League summary (as for 15 April 2017):

CFA 2016/2017 (ongoing): 5 matches/0 goals (PSG II)



Moussa Diaby is a product of Paris Saint-Germain youth academy. In 2017, he was chosen as PSG’s Best Talent of the Year – award previously won by Alphonse Areola, Kingsley Coman, Jean-Kévin Augustin and Odsonne Edouard. He is a part of a very strong generation of young PSG players born in 1999 and 2000 which includes, among others, Dan-Axel Zagadou, Claudio Gomes, Antoine Bernede, Yacine Adli and Timothy Weah. He is also a French youth international and is currently a member of ‘Les Bleus’ U-19 team.




Football Talent Scout potential rating:

9/10   BallBallBallBallBallBallBallBallBall

Player has potential to become a key player in a top European club.





2 responses to “Moussa Diaby

  1. I knew him already, but I didn’t know that he has a lot of potential. However, you rated him as 9/10, so I’ll trust him 🙂

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