Denys Yanakov

Denys Yanakov


Full name in native alphabet: Янаков Денис Олексійович

Country: Ukraine

Date of birth: 01/01/1999 (18 years old)

Place of birth: Zaporizhya (Ukraine)

Height: 176cm

Youth career: Dynamo Kyiv

Current club: Dynamo Kyiv

Squad number: —

Current national team: Ukraine U-19

Position: winger

Preferred foot: right

Market value (by —

Tournaments participated in: UEFA Youth League 2016/2017 (6/3)

Contract until: 31.12.2019

Player’s agent: unknown

Transfer rumours: —

Similar type of player: Memphis Depay



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– defensive contribution

– still has margin to improve the consistency of his decision taking on the ball


Style of play:

– explosive winger

– player with decent body mass ratio, natural fitness and stamina

– likes to dribble

– likes to shoot at every opportunity he gets

– 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

– possesses impressive powerful and accurate shooting skills

– 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


He is best suited to playing as:

Left winger in 4-3-3.






League summary (as for 13 May 2017):

No senior team appearances yet.



Denys Yanakov is a product of Dynamo Kyiv youth academy. During the 16/17 season, he was one of the biggest stars of Dynamo U-19 team, where he scored 3 goals in 6 games, and his team was knocked out at the last 16 stage after a 0-3 defeat against Ajax Amsterdam. Other players from the team worth mentioning are surely Bogdan Lednev, Mykola Shaparenko, Sergiy Buletsa, Vladyslav Dubinchak and Akhmed Alibekov. He is also an Ukrainian youth international and is currently a member of the U-19 team.




Football Talent Scout potential rating:

6/10   BallBallBallBallBallBall

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





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